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Indicators & Data
Regional Economic Databooks
Get summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth District.
Kansas City Financial Stress Index
The Kansas City Financial Stress Index (KCFSI) is a monthly measure of stress in the U.S. financial system based on 11 financial market variables.
The District's monthly Survey of Manufacturers provides information on current manufacturing activity in the Tenth District.
Low- and Moderate-Income Survey
The District's quarterly survey measures the economic conditions of low- and moderate-income (LMI) populations and the organizations that serve them.
Agricultural Credit Survey
The District's quarterly Survey of Agricultural Credit Conditions provides current indicators of the financial performance of Tenth District agriculture.
Agricultural Finance Databook
The Kansas City Fed oversees this quarterly compilation of various data on current developments in agricultural finance at both a national and regional level.
District Banking Conditions (December 2013)
Bank earnings in 2013 remained near 2012 levels, while fewer banks are experiencing a net loss. Earnings continued to be driven by declining provisions, as net interest margins compressed. Problem assets continued to decline in 2013 with further improvement in the construction & land development (CLD) loan portfolio and the residential loan portfolio. Leverage capital levels have risen in 2013, while tangible equity has declined for smaller institutions.
Lending Patterns of Small Commercial Banks (December 2013)
Nationwide, the majority of banks across all bank sizes increased lending over the past year. Meanwhile, a larger proportion of small banks increased their small business lending.
Regional Asset Indicators
Metrics that regions can use to better understand their economic assets and to help inform private, public, and nonprofit regional development strategies.
According to Chad Wilkerson, vice president and economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, the survey revealed that growth in Tenth District manufacturing activity was slightly positive, and although producers’ expectations moderated somewhat they remained at solid levels overall.