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

04/04/19 12:00PM"Monetary Outlook"
Patrick T. Harker, President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

05/02/19 12:00PM"Interest Rate Outlook"
Ira Jersey
Chief U.S. Interest Rate Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

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
01/10/19 "U.S. Bond Market Outlook"
Tom Tzitzouris, Fixed Income Strategist
Strategas Research Partners

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

Today's Economic Events
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Latest Economic News
02/15/19 04:00PMTreasury International Capital Data for December 2018
02/15/19 10:00AMUniversity of Michigan Consumer Confidence Preliminary February Results at 95.5
02/15/19 09:15AMIndustrial Production decreased 0.6%
Capacity Utilization decreased to 78.2%

02/15/19 08:30AMU.S. Import Price Index fell 0.5% in January
02/15/19 08:30AMEmpire State Manufacturing Survey Conditions grew modestly in February
02/14/19 10:00AMBusiness Inventories down 0.1% in November

Federal Reserve Board Speech
02/12/19Speech by Chairman Powell on encouraging economic development in high-poverty rural communities
02/11/19Speech by Governor Bowman on community banking
02/10/19Speech by Vice Chairman for Supervision Quarles on charting a course for the Financial Stability Board
02/06/19Welcoming remarks by Chairman Powell
02/06/19Speech by Vice Chairman for Supervision Quarles on the public's role in stress testing's next chapter
02/01/19Speech by Governor Brainard on strengthening the Community Reinvestment Act

Federal Reserve Press Release
02/15/19Agencies extend comment period on proposed standardized approach for calculating the exposure amount of derivative contracts
02/15/19Federal Reserve Board extends comment period for proposed role that would modify company-run stress testing requirements to conform with the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act until March 21
02/15/19G.17 Industrial Production
02/13/19Federal Reserve Board identifies error in historical dataset used in its 2019 stress tests and issues correction
02/13/19Federal Reserve Board begins 2019 Survey of Consumer Finances
02/12/19Interagency final rule implements flood insurance reform provisions

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.

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