Oklahoma City Branch News

Evening at the Fed and Conversation with the Chair

January 12, 2017

Educators are invited to Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s first town hall for teachers held in conjunction with the annual Oklahoma City Branch Evening at the Fed. The event will include remarks and a Q & A session with Chair Yellen via video conference followed by an economic update by Oklahoma City Branch Executive Chad Wilkerson. 

November Regional Economic Databooks Now Available

November 21, 2016
The databooks provide current economic indicators to help monitor trends and allow comparison of past information. 

November Manufacturing Survey Shows Slight Expansion in Activity

November 18, 2016
The survey monitors manufacturing plants selected according to geographic distribution, industry mix and size. Survey results reveal changes in several indicators of manufacturing activity, including production and shipments, and identify changes in prices of raw materials and finished products.

Energy Survey Reveals Moderate Increase in Activity

October 07, 2016

The survey monitors energy firms located and/or headquartered in the Tenth District, with results based on total firm activity nationwide. Survey results reveal changes in several indicators of energy activity, including drilling, capital spending, and employment. Firms also indicate projections for oil and gas prices. 

Latest Oklahoma Economist Discusses the Sharp Decline in Oklahoma Manufacturing

September 09, 2016
The third quarter issue of the Oklahoma Economist looks at what has driven the sharp decline in Oklahoma manufacturing and whether the downturn may be ending.

Speeches


Nov 17, 2016 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update

By Megan Williams

Nov 16, 2016 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update

By Megan Williams

Oct 19, 2016 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update

By Chad Wilkerson

Sep 29, 2016 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update

By Chad Wilkerson

Sep 27, 2016 | U.S. and Oklahoma Economic Update

By Chad Wilkerson

More speeches

Staff at the Kansas City Fed's Oklahoma City Branch:

  • Provide insights and analysis on Oklahoma’s economy.

  • Lead energy research and business surveys for the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

  • Work with Oklahoma educators, students and the public to promote economic and financial education to increase understanding of the Federal Reserve.

  • Support community economic growth through research and resources for bankers, economic developers, non-profits and small business owners.

  • Partner with Oklahoma Council on Economic Education and the Oklahoma Jump$tart Coalition to provide programs focused on economic education and personal finance for students, educators and the low- and moderate-income community.

  • Meet with and speak to community and business organizations about economic conditions in the state and gather information and insights about diverse perspectives on the economy.

  • Promote a safe, stable and competitive banking system through the supervision and regulation of financial institutions.

View the Oklahoma City Branch fact sheet