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Tenth District Manufacturing Activity Climbed Higher

Tenth District manufacturing activity climbed higher in February compared to a month ago and a year ago, and expectations for future activity increased.

Esther L. George
President and Chief Executive Officer

Esther L. George is president and CEO of the Kansas City Fed and the Tenth District's representative at the FOMC.

Read her latest speech, "PDFAn Uncertain (Though Optimistic) Outlook for an Uneven Economy."

Tenth District Services Activity Moderated Slightly

Services activity moderated slightly compared to a month ago but was still positive, while expectations for future activity remained solid.

Kansas City Fed announces redesigned website

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The Evolving Relationship between COVID-19 and Financial Distress

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Consumer Spending Declines, Shifts in Response to the Pandemic

Consumer spending plunged last spring as the pandemic swept through the United States. ...

How You Say It Matters: Text Analysis of FOMC Statements

In FOMC statements, qualitative descriptions of economic conditions can affect bond...

The KC Fed LMCI suggests the level of activity was little changed in January

The KC Fed LMCI suggests the level of activity was little changed in January while momentum decelerated moderately.

Labor Market Conditions Indicators

Hybrid Officing Will Shift Where People and Businesses Decide to Locate

Many businesses are likely to shift to hybrid officing following the pandemic, with employees working remotely several days per week. The reduced frequency of commutes and associated decrease in...

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