Oct. Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index: +0.7% to 80.9 (indexed to 2007's 100), a second...

|By:, SA News Editor
Oct. Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index: +0.7% to 80.9 (indexed to 2007's 100), a second straight month of gains. All four regional sectors were up: machinery up 1.5%, steel up 0.7%, autos up 0.5% and resources up 0.4%.