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

Post-Pandemic Labor Shortages Have Limited the Effect of Monetary Policy on the Labor Market

The labor market has so far shown remarkable resilience to the Federal Reserve’s recent monetary policy tightening. Severe...

Failure of Silicon Valley Bank Reduced Local Consumer Spending

The failure of Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) on March 10, 2023, raised concerns that deteriorating financial market conditions...

Do Immigration Restrictions Affect Job Vacancies? Evidence from Online Job Postings

Employers in immigrant-reliant labor markets increased their job search efforts in response to the 2016–21 decline in immigration.

How Mergers in the Farm Credit System Have Affected Ag Banks

Ag banks likely altered some of their strategic portfolio decisions after an FCS merger in their local credit market.

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. ...

Will Rocky Mountain Job Losses Be Worse Than When the Tech Bubble Burst?

Job growth during the first quarter was much slower in the Rocky Mountain region compared to the rest of the nation. Recent...

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.