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
09/13/17 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Steven Cochrane, Managing Director
Moody’s Analytics

10/04/17 12:00PM"Economics in the New Economy"
John Silvia, Chief Economist
Wells Fargo Securities

11/01/17 12:00PM"Corporate Credit Outlook"
Jody Lurie, Vice President
Janney Montgomery Scott

12/13/17 06:00PMAnnual Evening Holiday Reception
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
06/16/17 "US Economic Outlook: Aging Gracefully"
Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

05/24/17 "Mental Accounting in Retirement"
Diane Garnick, Managing Director and Chief Income Strategist

05/03/17 "Labor Market Myths, Realities and the Implications for Growth and Policy"
Joel Naroff, President and Founder
Naroff Economic Advisors

04/05/17 "Monetary Policy Implications"
Ray Stone, Managing Director and Co-founder
Stone & McCarthy Research Associates

Today's Economic Events
07:45AMWeekly TRE-GS Store Sales Index
09:00AMApr S&P/Case-Shiller Home Price Index
09:00AMWeekly Redbook Retail Sales Index
10:00AMJun Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index
10:00AMJun Richmond Fed Manufacturing Survey

Latest Economic News
06/27/17 10:00AMConsumer Confidence increased moderately in June to 118.9
06/27/17 10:00AMRichmond Fed's Current Activity Index rose 6 points to a reading of 7
06/27/17 09:00AMS&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Home Price Indices gained 0.9% in April
06/26/17 10:30AMTexas Fed Manufacturing Activity Expanded but at a Slower Pace in June
06/26/17 08:30AMMay New Orders for Durable Goods Decreased 1.1%, Ex-Trans up 1.0%
06/26/17 08:30AMChicago Fed National Activity Growth is slower in May

Federal Reserve Board Speech
06/27/17Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on an assessment of financial stability in the United States
06/26/17Speech by Governor Powell at the Salzburg Global Seminar
06/23/17Speech by Governor Powell on central clearing and liquidity
06/21/17Testimony by Governor Powell on the relationship between regulation and economic growth
06/20/17Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on housing and financial stability
06/01/17Speech by Governor Powell on the normalization of monetary policy

Federal Reserve Press Release
06/27/17Ricardo A. Aguilera appointed new director of Division of Financial Management and chief financial officer
06/27/17Federal Reserve Board announces $3 million fine against Bank of New York Mellon Corporation (BNY Mellon) for unsafe and unsound practices
06/22/17Federal Reserve Board releases results of supervisory bank stress tests
06/21/17Agencies release list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan middle-income geographies
06/21/17Agencies issue host state loan-to-deposit ratios
06/20/17Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with JP Morgan Chase & Co.

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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