Economic Commentaries

The FHLB Des Moines Strategies Team authors two complementary resources to provide insight on current economic conditions to our members.

From the Desk

This daily newsletter conveniently delivers financial and economic commentary from around the globe, updated FHLB Des Moines advance rates and Bank announcements right to your inbox.

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Quarterly Economic Commentary

Each quarter, we release an Economic Overview, providing up-to-date economic data and high-level reasoning and insights into what factors are causing change. 

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Strategies Team Videos

Standby Letters of Credit

Standby Letters of Credit

Did you know Standby Letters of Credit from Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines may provide an alternative source of collateral for securing Public Unit Deposits, thus improving your liquidity, income and efficiency?

Strategies Intro Video

Strategies Intro Video

Get to know our Strategies Team, a complimentary consulting resource available to provide members with tools and analysis for their unique markets, risks and performance opportunities.