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Bank:Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City  Series:Regional Economic Digest 

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Manufacturing job losses in the recovery: the District outperforms the nation

This article examines job growth in the district's key manufacturing industries and in the seven district states. The article shows that while thousands of manufacturing jobs have been lost since the recovery began, the decline in the district has been less than in the nation. The primary strength of the region's manufacturing sector has been the food processing industry.
Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q I , Pages 8-13

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Tenth district agriculture and the current international trade negotiations

Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q I , Pages 8-11

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Employment growth in the tenth district in 1990

Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q III , Pages 7-9

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First-half performance of community banks in Tenth District states

Helped by solid growth in the district economy, community banks in Tenth District states turned in another strong performance in the first half of 1998. Despite concerns that financial market turmoil and low commodity prices might eventually take their toll, community banks in Tenth District states were still showing no ill effects by midyear. Profitability remained high, loan quality was favorable, and loan growth and deposit growth were both healthy. Community banks in district states also compared favorably with their peers in the rest of the nation by all four performance measures.
Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q IV , Pages 12-19

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Survey of Tenth District manufacturers

Manufacturing activity in the Kansas City Federal Reserve District expanded in July but at a slightly slower pace than earlier in the year, according to a quarterly survey of manufacturers across the district. The survey takes a snapshot of manufacturing the first month of each quarter by asking plant managers about a variety of manufacturing indicators (Table 1). By most measures, manufacturing showed a modest expansion during July. Inventories of raw materials and finished goods were generally unchanged at district factories. Prices received for finished goods held steady, while prices of ...
Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q III , Pages 4-5

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Continued strength at Tenth District banks

Commercial banks in Tenth District states continued to perform well in the first half of 1994. Profitability leveled off at a high level, asset quality improved, and loan growth accelerated. Based on these performance measures, banks in district states once again outperformed banks in the rest of the nation.
Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q IV , Pages 7-10

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The national energy strategy and the Tenth District

Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q III , Pages 7-9

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The impact of the Brazilian crisis in the Tenth District

The recent economic turmoil in Brazil, triggered by the devaluation in January of the "real" (Brazil's currency), has understandably created concern about how the United States will be affected. This article looks at the possible impacts in the Tenth District and finds that, at least for now, there is little need for concern. The article is divided into three sections: an explanation of the crisis and its overall potential for harm, a brief discussion of the direct impact on district producers, and a more thorough analysis of the indirect ways a spread of the crisis could affect ...
Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q I , Pages 11-15

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Solid performance at Tenth District banks

Commercial banks in Tenth District states performed well in the first half of 1997. Profitability and loan quality remained high, while loans continued to grow at a healthy pace. The only negative was that deposits grew sluggishly, adding to liquidity pressures. Banks in district states slightly outperformed banks nationwide in profitability and loan quality, while matching them in loan growth and deposit growth.
Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q IV , Pages 10-16

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Recession and recovery in the tenth district

Regional Economic Digest , Issue Q III , Pages 7-10

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