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Ag Bankers Signal Strong Recovery in Farm Finances

Farm income and agricultural credit conditions improved significantly according to agricultural lenders across major portions of the U.S. in the fourth quarter.

Esther L. George
President and Chief Executive Officer

Esther L. George is president and CEO of the Kansas City Fed and the Tenth District's representative at the FOMC.

Read her latest speech, "PDFAn Uncertain (Though Optimistic) Outlook for an Uneven Economy."

Did the Federal Reserve Anchor Inflation Expectations Too Low?

Federal Reserve communications better anchored longer-term inflation expectations, but may have anchored them too low.

Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Climbed Higher

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Releases February Manufacturing Survey

Tenth District Services Activity Moderated Slightly

Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City Releases February Services Survey

The Evolving Relationship between COVID-19 and Financial Distress

During most of the COVID-19 pandemic, regions with high financial distress saw...

Kansas City Fed announces redesigned website

New Kansascityfed.org offers expanded features and upgrades

The Evolving Relationship between COVID-19 and Financial Distress

During most of the COVID-19 pandemic, regions with high financial distress saw disproportionately more infections and deaths...

Consumer Spending Declines, Shifts in Response to the Pandemic

Consumer spending plunged last spring as the pandemic swept through the United States. Although spending rebounded sharply in the second half of 2020, it remained below year-ago levels due to...

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Evening with the Fed Webinar Series 2021

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How has COVID-19 impacted employment and future wages? What is climate change doing to our economic resources? Will the food supply chain and other agricultural factors cause inflation? Join the discussion to receive up-to-date insights, trends and classroom resources from senior economists across the Federal Reserve System.

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Let Us Put Our Money Together: The Founding of America's First Black Banks

This virtual exhibit tells the story of Black Americans' struggles to access credit and the nation's banking system, leading to the establishment of the nation's first Black-owned and operated banks.