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
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Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
11/02/16 "Economics and Finance in a Two-Percent Economy"
John Silvia, Chief Economist
Wells Fargo Securities

10/11/16 "Brexit, Europe, and Globalization in Retreat’"
Stuart Mackintosh
Executive Director, Group of Thirty

09/16/16 "Housing and Mortgage Market Outlook"
Frank E. Nothaft
CoreLogic, Chief Economist

06/10/16 "5 Key Topics for the Markets and the Economy"
Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, Director of Research
Global Asset Allocation Group, Fidelity Investments

Today's Economic Events
10:00AMOct Wholesale Inventories:
10:00AMMid-Dec Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index: More Info

Latest Economic News
12/08/16 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 10,000 to 258,000
12/07/16 03:00PMConsumer Credit Increased at an annual rate of 5.25%
12/07/16 10:00AMJob Openings was little changed at 5.5 million in October
12/07/16 10:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
12/06/16 10:00AMNew orders for manufactured goods increased 2.7% in October
12/06/16 08:30AM3Q2016 Productivity Growth Increased 3.1%

Federal Reserve Board Speech
12/02/16Speech by Governor Tarullo on financial regulation since the crisis
12/02/16Speech by Governor Brainard on the opportunities and challenges of fintech
11/30/16Speech by Governor Powell on a view from the Fed
11/29/16Speech by Governor Powell on recent economic developments and longer-run challenges
11/21/16Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on longer-term challenges for the U.S. economy
11/18/16Speech by Governor Powell on the global trade slowdown and its implications for emerging Asia

Federal Reserve Press Release
12/08/16Z.1 Financial Accounts
12/07/16G.19 Consumer Credit
12/07/16Federal Reserve Board announces new members of Community Advisory Council
12/06/16Federal Reserve announces civil money penalty and issues cease and desist order against Customers Bank
12/06/16Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action
12/01/16Federal Reserve announces College Fed Challenge winners

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

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