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
02/01/17 12:00PM"How Fast Can The Economy Grow At Full Employment?"
Robert Fry, Chief Economist
Robert Fry Economics LLC

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
01/11/17 "The Regional Economy in Perspective: Is There an Age Problem?"
Michael Boldin, Senior Economic Analyst
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

12/07/16 Annual Evening Holiday Reception
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

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

Today's Economic Events
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Latest Economic News
01/19/17 08:30AMDecember Housing Starts up 11.3%, Permits down 0.2%
01/19/17 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 15,000 to 234,000
01/19/17 08:30AMPhiladelphia Fed Outlook Reported Activity continued to improve in January
01/18/17 04:00PMTreasury International Capital Data for November 2016
01/18/17 02:00PMBeige Book: Economic Activity continues to expand at a modest pace
01/18/17 10:00AMBuilder Confidence down 2 points to 67 in January

Federal Reserve Board Speech
01/19/17Speech by Chair Yellen on the economic outlook and the conduct of monetary policy
01/18/17Speech by Chair Yellen on the goals of monetary policy and how we pursue them
01/17/17Speech by Governor Brainard on monetary policy in a time of uncertainty
01/12/17Welcoming remarks by Chair Yellen at a Conversation with the Chair: A Teacher Town Hall Meeting
01/07/17Speech by Governor Powell on low interest rates and the financial system
12/19/16Commencement remarks by Chair Yellen

Federal Reserve Press Release
01/18/17Beige Book
01/18/17Federal Reserve Board announces finalized rule adjusting the Board's maximum civil money penalties
01/18/17G.17 Industrial Production
01/13/17Agencies extend comment period for advance notice of proposed rulemaking on enhanced cyber risk management standards
01/11/17Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by First Citizens BancShares, Inc.
01/10/17Federal Reserve Board announces Reserve Bank income and expense data and transfers to the Treasury for 2016

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

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