Economic Commentaries

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

From the Desk

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Quarterly Economic Commentary

Each quarter, the FHLB Des Moines Members Strategies Team releases an Economic Overview, providing readers with up-to-date economic data and high-level reasoning and insights into what factors are causing change. 

Current Overview

Who would enjoy this?

  • Executive Management (e.g., CEO and CFO)
  • Executive Committees (e.g., ALCO and Risk Management)
  • Board Members
  • Financial Industry Professionals

If you have any questions please feel free to reach out to our Member Strategies Team.

Strategies Team Videos

Peer Group Trend Analysis

Peer Group Trend Analysis

Put our Strategies Team to work for you today by requesting your free report. Watch this short video to see what you can expect.

Standby Letters of Credit

Standby Letters of Credit

Learn how FHLB Des Moines members use Standby Letters of Credit to improve their liquidity positions, attract public unit deposits and increase net income.