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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
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Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
03/05/20 "Strategic Outlook"
Gina Martin Adams, CFA, CMT
Chief Equity Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

02/06/20 "Economic Outlook"
Robert Fry, PhD
Chief Economist, Robert Fry Economics LLC

01/09/20 "2020 Investment Outlook"
Jason Pride, CFA
Chief Investment Officer, Glenmede

11/07/19 "Macro, Markets, and More!"
Joe Kalish
Chief Global Macro Strategist, Ned Davis Research Group


Today's Economic Events
07:30AMJul Challenger Report U.S. Layoffs
08:30AMWeekly Initial Jobless Claims

Latest Economic News
08/06/20 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 249,000 to 1,186,000
08/06/20 07:30AMChallenger Layoffs announced 262,649 cuts in July 2020
08/05/20 10:00AMISM Non-Manufacturing Index increased to 58.1% in July
08/05/20 08:30AMGoods and Services Deficit Decreased in June 2020
08/05/20 08:15AMADP National Employment Report Increased by 167,000 jobs in July
08/05/20 07:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Federal Reserve Board Speech
07/14/20Speech by Governor Brainard on navigating monetary policy through the fog of COVID
07/07/20Speech by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on global in life and orderly in death: post-crisis reforms and the too-big-to-fail question
06/29/20Testimony by Chair Powell on the coronavirus and CARES Act
06/19/20Introductory comments by Chair Powell at "Building a Resilient Workforce," a video conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
06/19/20Speech by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on the adaptability of stress testing
06/16/20Speech by Vice Chair Clarida on the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy

Federal Reserve Press Release
08/04/20Federal Reserve Board announces approval of the application by Apex Bancorp, Inc.
08/03/20Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices
07/29/20Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
07/29/20Federal Reserve Board announces the extensions of its temporary U.S. dollar liquidity swap lines and the temporary repurchase agreement facility for foreign and international monetary authorities (FIMA repo facility) through March 31, 2021
07/28/20Federal Reserve Board announces an extension through December 31 of its lending facilities that were scheduled to expire on or around September 30
07/24/20Federal Reserve Board finalizes rule that implements technical, clarifying updates to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) procedures and changes to rules for the disclosure of confidential supervisory information (CSI)




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