The Local Effects of Macro Economic Data

On a nearly weekly basis, we get new reports from the Commerce or Treasury Department with nationwide updates on economic data. While this information is vital for financial markets and valuable indicators for multinational companies building out their short and medium-term strategy, its relevance for the real economy region-by-region is a bit murkier.

Determining which metrics matter the most to your metro area, and how it affects economic development going forward, requires quality data in large volumes so that you can draw more accurate conclusions on how national economic data relates back to your region.

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