The Denver Branch is Colorado, northern New Mexico and Wyoming's connection to the nation's central bank through relationships with local staff who have insight into regional needs, economies and challenges.

Latest News and Resources

Interest Expenses on Farmland Debt Could Challenge Farm Profitability

From 2021 through 2023, farmland values and then interest rates grew, raising interest expenses for crop producers. These...

A Regional Indicator of Commercial Real Estate Activity: The KC Fed CRE Index

The KC Fed CRE Index summarizes a variety of changes in regional CRE conditions with minimal lags.

Bank Deposit Rates Haven’t Kept Pace with Yields on Other Investments, but Depositors Are Staying

Bank deposit outflows continued during 2023 despite rising deposit rates. One possible explanation is that deposit rate...

The Tight Labor Market in the Rocky Mountain Region is Showing Some Signs of Easing

Labor market conditions are showing some early signs of softening, as imbalances between labor demand and supply are...

A Strong Labor Market Has Narrowed Gaps in Participation and Employment

Black men without a college degree have seen especially strong gains in employment and wages during the pandemic recovery.

Inflation Hit Higher Peaks in the Rocky Mountain Region, But Is Following the National Descent

The Rocky Mountain region experienced higher inflation compared to households in most other parts of the country. ...

About the Denver Branch


Denver Branch Executive Nicholas Sly

Nicholas Sly is vice president, economist and the Denver branch executive at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.


Focus Areas

Denver Branch staff focus on economic research, outreach, community development, bank supervision, information technology and financial services. Learn about our work.


Board of Directors

Learn about the individuals from Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming serving on the Denver Branch Board of Directors.

Money Museum

Denver Money Museum

Learn about the economy through our hands-on exhibits for all ages.


Rocky Mountain Economist

Rocky Mountain Economist

The Rocky Mountain Economist is a quarterly publication that provides economic information for the states of Colorado, New Mexico and Wyoming.

Beige Book

Beige Book

The Beige Book is a report that offers a snapshot of business conditions in each of the Fed’s 12 regional Reserve Bank Districts.

Economic Databooks

Tenth District Economic Databooks

The quarterly economic databooks provide summaries of regional and national economic indicators for the Tenth District.

Ten Magazine

TEN Magazine

TEN is a publication that highlights the Kansas City Fed's research and practices through the experiences of everyday people from the region.