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Philadelphia Council for Business Economics ("PCBE") primary objectives are:

Provide a convenient way for meeting business professionals in the Greater Philadelphia area.

To have programs and speakers on topics of special interest to business professionals.

To offer a vehicle to universities, community organizations, and other professional groups to contact local business professionals on programs and activities of mutual interest.

Our Upcoming Events
01/10/19 12:00PM"U.S. Bond Market Outlook"
Tom Tzitzouris, Fixed Income Strategist
Strategas Research Partners

02/07/19 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Lara Rhame
Chief U.S. Economist, FS Investments

03/07/19 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Kevin Swift, CBE, NABE President
Chief Economist, American Chemistry Council

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
11/01/18 "When Will Housing Exit the Soft Patch?"
Charles Dougherty, Vice President and Economist
Wells Fargo Securities

10/04/18 "The Future of Business in Philadelphia"
Harold Epps, Director of Commerce
City of Philadelphia

09/07/18 "Is Construction Headed for (a) Fall?"
Kenneth Simonson, Chief Economist
Associated General Contractors of America

06/14/18 "The Flattening Yield Curve, Should We Be Concerned?"
Meghan Shue, Senior Investment Strategist
Wilmington Trust

Today's Economic Events
07:45AMWeekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
08:30AMNov Housing Starts
09:00AMFederal Open Market Committee Meeting Day 1 of 2
09:00AMWeekly Redbook Retail Sales Index

Latest Economic News
12/17/18 10:00AMBuilder Confidence fell four points to 56 in December
12/17/18 08:30AMEmpire State Manufacturing Survey Conditions grew at a slower pace in December
12/14/18 10:00AMBusiness Inventories up 0.6% in October
12/14/18 09:15AMIndustrial Production rose 0.6%
Capacity Utilization increased to 78.5%

12/14/18 08:30AMU.S. Retail Sales for November Increase 0.2%, Ex-Auto up 0.5%
12/13/18 08:30AMU.S. Import Price Index declined 1.6% in November

Federal Reserve Board Speech
12/07/18Speech by Governor Brainard on assessing financial stability over the cycle
12/06/18Welcoming remarks by Chairman Powell
12/05/18Speech by Vice Chairman for Supervision Quarles on banks as vital infrastructure for rural communities of the West
12/03/18Remarks by Chairman Powell on celebrating excellence in community development
12/03/18Remarks by Governor Brainard on celebrating excellence in community development
12/03/18Speech by Governor Brainard on the structure of the Treasury market

Federal Reserve Press Release
12/14/18G.17 Industrial Production
12/13/18Correction: Federal Reserve Board approves the initiation of an action to prohibit president and CEO and executive vice president of Farmers State Bank from participating in banking industry
12/13/18Federal Reserve Board prohibits former president and CEO and former executive vice president of Farmers State Bank from participating in the banking industry
12/07/18Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Cadence Bancorporation
12/07/18Federal Reserve Board announces approval of proposals by Synovus Financial Corp. and Synovus Bank
12/07/18G.19 Consumer Credit

Monthly Meetings Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank
10 N Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(Seventh & Arch St Entrance)

National Association for Business Economics

Designed around the theme “Promoting Global Growth and Domestic Economic Security,” the 2019 event addresses key challenges for policymakers and business leaders in sustaining and extending growth amid a myriad of challenges including heightened tensions around globalization and trade, demographic and political shifts, and disruptive technologies. Topics include a broad range of policy issues of concern to businesses including fiscal and regulatory policy, globalization, the future of energy, immigration, and the outlook for monetary policy.

Global Interdependence Center
Philadelphia, PA

CFA Society of Philadelphia

Bond Club of Philadelphia

OneWall.com - Economic Events and News

Philadelphia Business Journal

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