2017 Winter TEN Magazine Featured articles January 01, 2017 Rock the Fed: Concert focuses on teaching personal finance to students Through a partnership with Funding the Future, a nonprofit that promotes financial education, the Kansas City Fed organized... January 01, 2017 Assessing the dispersion of farmland values in the Tenth District Although average farmland values have declined modestly over the past couple of years, farmland values in some areas have... January 01, 2017 A look at global economic uncertainty The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union, popularly known as Brexit, has raised uncertainty about the... January 01, 2017 Market shows signs of strengths and weaknesses Home sales, remodeling and new housing construction are on the rise after several years of lackluster growth. Around the region Ten Notes from around the Tenth District A look at Kansas City Fedevents, programs and happenings from around the Tenth District. Ten A forum for minority bankers Minorities in the banking industry face several challenges, including a lack of role models, mentors and access to career development. Additional Content Ten President's Message: Challenging issues for banking in the U.S. President Esther George discusses the future of banking regulation and the challenges the industry faces. Ten The drag of energy and manufacturing on growth A changing industry mix—from manufacturing and energy to services—has weakened the growth of labor productivity in the United States.