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Tenth District Services Activity Continued to Grow in May

Employment grew at its fastest pace in nearly two years, but firms’ expectations for wage growth in the coming year are mixed.

Jeffrey Schmid
President and Chief Executive Officer

PDFClick here to read his remarks at the Agricultural Summit in Omaha, Nebraska.

Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Was Essentially Unchanged in May

Regional factory activity was basically flat in May. Employment levels increased somewhat, and many firms expect to increase wages at a similar rate to the past in the year ahead.

First Quarter 2024 Banking Conditions

Margins at the forefront; credit quality metrics show increasing signs of stress

Rising Immigration Has Helped Cool an Overheated Labor Market

The United States has experienced a substantial influx of immigrants over the past two years. In 2023, net international...

Flood Risk Exposures and Mortgage-Backed Security Asset Performance and Risk Sharing

Flood risk has historically resulted in poorer performance for both individual mortgages and mortgage-backed securities.

Consumer Debt Is High, but Consumers Seem to Have Room to Run

Real consumer debt is now higher than its prior peak during the global financial crisis, driven in part by increases in credit...

Thinner Crop Profits and Tighter Credit Conditions

Farm incomes retracted at a sharp pace, farm loan repayment rates declined and loan demand rose in the first quarter.

Events

Banking & Supervision Forum - Wichita, KS

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This in-person forum will provide an opportunity for district bankers to join us for a discussion on emerging topics and economic conditions.

Social Studies and Economics Cross-Curricular Connections

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Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City for upcoming professional development designed with you in mind. Our topics will focus on personal finance, economics, and career development that can be integrated across disciplines and grade levels. All of these programs are free to K-16 educators with advance registration. Space for in-person programs is limited, so register today!

Personal Finance Bootcamp

Multi-day event, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City

Join the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City for upcoming professional development designed with you in mind. Our topics will focus on personal finance, economics, and career development that can be integrated across disciplines and grade levels. All of these programs are free to K-16 educators with advance registration. Space for in-person programs is limited, so register today!

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