ARLINGTON, Va.-NAFCU President and CEO Fred Becker announced theunveiling of its new Macro Data Flash, which provides members withmacro-economic trend analysis. Developed by NAFCU Senior EconomistJeff Taylor, the Macro Data Flash provides concise analysis of keyconsumer-oriented economic indicators, such as the gross domesticproduct, consumer price index, existing home sales, new home sales,and more. It will be posted on the NAFCU's Web site( the same day the indicators arereleased. Each report will also end with a “what this means”section for bottom-line analysis. “This product will allow NAFCU'smember credit unions to clearly understand the meaning of economicdata releases and orient their operations accordingly,” Taylorsaid. The first report, issued last week, focused on existing homesales the day they were released.

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