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
05/24/17 12:00PM"Mental Accounting in Retirement"
Diane Garnick, Managing Director and Chief Income Strategist

06/16/17 12:00PM"Monetary Policy Outlook"
Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

09/13/17 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Steven Cochrane, Managing Director
Moody’s Analytics

10/04/17 12:00PM"Economics in the New Economy"
John Silvia, Chief Economist
Wells Fargo Securities

11/01/17 12:00PM"Corporate Credit Outlook"
Jody Lurie, Vice President
Janney Montgomery Scott

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
05/03/17 "Labor Market Myths, Realities and the Implications for Growth and Policy"
Joel Naroff, President and Founder
Naroff Economic Advisors

04/05/17 "Monetary Policy Implications"
Ray Stone, Managing Director and Co-founder
Stone & McCarthy Research Associates

03/01/17 "Economic Outlook: Changing Aspects of Fiscal Policy"
James Solloway, CFA
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, SEI

02/01/17 "How Fast Can The Economy Grow At Full Employment?"
Robert Fry, Chief Economist
Robert Fry Economics LLC

Today's Economic Events
07:00AMWeekly MBA Mortgage Applications Survey
10:00AMApr Exisiting Home Sales
10:30AMWeekly U.S. Petroleum Status Report
02:00PMFederal Open Market Committee Meeting Minutes

Latest Economic News
05/23/17 10:00AMNew Home Sales in April at annual rate of 569,000
05/23/17 10:00AMRichmond Fed's Current Activity Index lost 19 points to a reading of 1
05/23/17 08:30AMPhiladelphia NonManufacturing Activity Indicators continued to expand in May
05/22/17 08:00AMChicago Fed National Activity Growth increased in April
05/18/17 10:00AMU.S. Leading Economic Index increased 0.3% in April
05/18/17 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 4,000 to 232,000

Federal Reserve Board Speech
05/22/17Speech by Governor Brainard on why opportunity and inclusion matter to America’s economic strength
05/05/17Speech by Chair Yellen on 125 years of women's participation in the economy
05/05/17Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on committee decisions and monetary policy rules
04/28/17Speech by Governor Brainard on where do banks fit in the fintech stack?
04/20/17Brief remarks by Governor Powell
04/19/17Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on international effects of recent policy tightening

Federal Reserve Press Release
05/19/17Federal Reserve imposes $1.2 million fine and permanent ban on employment against former Barclays Bank PLC employee
05/19/17Federal Reserve Board issues Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households
05/18/17Federal Reserve announces results of offering of seven-day term deposits on May 18
05/16/17G.17 Industrial Production
05/11/17Federal Open Market Committee announces its tentative meeting schedule for 2018
05/11/17Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action First Carolina Bancshares, M.H.C.

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 - Economic Events and News

Philadelphia Business Journal

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