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
11/02/16 12:00PM"Economics and Finance in a Two-Percent Economy"
John Silvia, Chief Economist
Wells Fargo Securities

12/07/16 06:00PMAnnual Evening Holiday Reception
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
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

05/04/16 "Welcome to Bizarro World...Reading the Economic Tea Leaves"
Richard Yamarone, Senior Economist
Bloomberg Economics BRIEF

Today's Economic Events
08:30AM3Q2016 Gross Domestic Product (GDP) Advance :
08:30AM3Q2016 Employment Cost Index (ECI):
10:00AMOct Univ. of Michigan Consumer Sentiment Index: More Info

Latest Economic News
10/27/16 11:00AMKansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity continued moderate pace in October
10/27/16 10:00AMPending Home Sales Index grew 1.5% in September
10/27/16 08:30AMSeptember New Orders for Durable Goods decreased 0.1%, Ex-Trans up 0.3%
10/27/16 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 3,000 to 258,000
10/26/16 10:00AMNew Home Sales in September at annual rate of 593,000
10/26/16 07:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Federal Reserve Board Speech
10/24/16Speech by Governor Powell on government securities settlement
10/21/16Speech by Governor Tarullo on pedagogy and scholarship in a post-crisis world
10/17/16Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on low interest rates
10/14/16Speech by Chair Yellen on macroeconomic research after the crisis
10/09/16Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on the U.S. economy and monetary policy
10/07/16Speech by Governor Brainard on distributed ledger technology: implications for payments, clearing, and settlement

Federal Reserve Press Release
10/27/16Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action
10/27/16Federal Reserve Board announces annual indexing of reserve requirement exemption amount and of low reserve tranche for 2017
10/25/16Federal Reserve's Secure Payments Task Force identifies key priorities, seeks comments
10/25/16Federal Reserve Board approves fee schedule for Federal Reserve Bank priced services
10/24/16Agencies issue an exception on real estate transactions from the appraisal requirements for transactions in areas affected by severe storms and flooding in Louisiana
10/24/16Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by River Holding Company

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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