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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
09/06/19 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Mark Zandi
Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

11/14/19 12:15PM"Global Outlook"
Joe Kalish
Chief Global Macro Strategist, Ned Davis Research Group

12/11/19 06:00PMAnnual Evening Holiday Reception
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
06/13/19 "What's Ahead for the US Economy: Soft or Bumpy Landing?"
Kathy Bostjancic
Chief US Financial Economist, Oxford Economics

05/02/19 "Interest Rate Outlook In A Post QT World"
Ira Jersey
Chief U.S. Interest Rate Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

04/04/19 "Revisiting the Discourse on Dynamism"
Patrick T. Harker, President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

03/07/19 "The Outlook for the Economy, Energy and Industry"
Kevin Swift, CBE
President, National Association for Business Economics
Chief Economist, American Chemistry Council

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

Latest Economic News
06/17/19 04:00PMTreasury International Capital Data for April 2019
06/17/19 10:01AMNAHB Builder Confidence fell 2 points to 64 in June
06/17/19 08:30AMEmpire State Manufacturing Survey Conditions took a sharp turn downward in May
06/14/19 10:00AMBusiness Inventories up 0.5% in April
06/14/19 10:00AMUniversity of Michigan Consumer Confidence Preliminary June Results dipped to 97.9
06/14/19 09:15AMIndustrial Production rose 0.4%
Capacity Utilization increased to 78.1%

Federal Reserve Board Speech
06/05/19Speech by Vice Chair Clarida on the Federal Reserve's review of its monetary policy strategy, tools, and communication practices
06/04/19Testimony by Governor Bowman at her confirmation hearing
06/04/19Opening remarks by Chair Powell
06/03/19Speech by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on the next stage in the LIBOR transition (via prerecorded video)
05/30/19Speech by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on monetary policy and financial stability
05/30/19Speech by Vice Chair Clarida on sustaining maximum employment and price stability

Federal Reserve Press Release
06/17/19Agencies release list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies
06/17/19Agencies issue final rule to streamline regulatory reporting requirements and commit to further review of reporting burdens for small institutions
06/14/19Federal Reserve Board requests public comment on technical updates to its Freedom of Information Act procedures and on changes to its rules governing the disclosure of confidential supervisory information
06/14/19G.17 Industrial Production
06/13/19Federal Reserve Board publishes summary of feedback from roundtable discussions on the current state of, and potential revisions to, the Community Reinvestment Act
06/10/19Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Ameris Bancorp

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

National Association for Business Economics

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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