The Chemical Activity Barometer (CAB) from the American Chemistry Council posted a 0.2% gain in October on a three-month moving average (3MMA) basis. The barometer is up 3.8% (3MMA) year-over-year. The pace of growth has slowed form earlier in the year. The unadjusted measure of the CAB declined 0.2% in October. The unadjusted CAB declined 0.2% in October and reflected a 3.0% increase year-over-year.