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

The KC Fed LMCI Momentum Indicator Suggests Monetary Policy Is Beginning to Weigh on Labor Markets

The Federal Open Market Committee has been quickly raising the federal funds rate to lower inflation. However, services...

How Much Have Record Corporate Profits Contributed to Recent Inflation?

Firms raised markups during 2021 in anticipation of future cost pressures, contributing substantially to inflation.

Have Lags in Monetary Policy Transmission Shortened?

The Federal Open Market Committee’s monetary policy has expanded beyond changing the federal funds rate to include forward...

Labor Market Indicators to Watch in the Midst of Uncertainty

Historically tight labor market conditions over the past year continue to exert upward pressure on prices. However, tightening...

Lifetime Earnings Differences across Black and White Individuals: Years Worked Matter

Black individuals earn about one-third less than white individuals over the course of their lifetimes.

Is Remote Work Turning the Screw on Labor Market Tightness?

Businesses continue to face difficulties retaining workers and attracting new applicants. Those challenges are more acute in...

About the Denver Branch


Denver Branch Executive Nicholas Sly

Nicholas Sly is assistant 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.