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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
02/06/20 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Robert Fry, PhD
Chief Economist, Robert Fry Economics LLC

03/05/20 12:00PM"Strategic Outlook"
Gina Martin Adams, CFA, CMT
Chief Equity Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

04/02/20 12:00PM"Fixed Income Outlook"
Kathy Jones
SVP, Chief Fixed Income Strategist, Schwab Center for Financial Research

06/04/20 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
John Silvia
Chief Economist, Dynamic Economic Strategy

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
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

10/17/19 "The Cross Roads of Trade and Politics"
Henrietta Treyz
Director of Economic Policy Research, Veda Partners

09/06/19 "On a Razor's Edge"
Mark Zandi
Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

Today's Economic Events
10:00AMDec New Home Sales
10:30AMJan Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey

Latest Economic News
01/27/20 10:30AMTexas Fed Manufacturing Activity Accelerated in January
01/27/20 10:09AMNew Home Sales in December 2019 at annual rate of 694,000
01/23/20 11:00AMKansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity was nearly flat in January
01/23/20 10:00AMU.S. Leading Economic Index declined 0.3% in December
01/23/20 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 6,000 to 211,000
01/22/20 10:00AMExisting-Home Sales increased 3.6% in December

Federal Reserve Board Speech
01/17/20Speech by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on spontaneity and order: transparency, accountability, and fairness in bank supervision
01/16/20Speech by Governor Bowman on the outlook for housing
01/09/20Speech by Vice Chair Clarida on the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy
01/08/20Speech by Governor Brainard on strengthening the Community Reinvestment Act by staying true to its core purpose
12/18/19Speech by Governor Brainard on update on digital currencies, stablecoins, and the challenges ahead
12/03/19Testimony by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on supervision and regulation

Federal Reserve Press Release
01/17/20G.17 Industrial Production
01/15/20Beige Book
01/14/20Federal Reserve Board announces members of its Community Depository Institutions Advisory Council for 2020
01/10/20Federal Reserve Board announces appointment of the chairs and deputy chairs of the Federal Reserve Banks for 2020
01/10/20Federal Reserve Board announces Reserve Bank income and expense data and transfers to the Treasury for 2019
01/09/20Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with United Bank of El Paso del Norte

Monthly Meetings held at the
Philadelphia Federal Reserve
10 N Independence Mall W
Philadelphia, PA 19106
(Seventh & Arch St Entrance)

Arranged around the theme of “2020 Vision: Examining Policy Prescriptions in an Election Year,” NABE’s 36th Annual Economic Policy Conference explores competing visions and strategies for achieving the dual goals of economic growth and domestic security, as well as key challenges for policymakers including heightened tensions around globalization and trade alliances, demographic and political shifts, and rising economic nationalism.

Global Interdependence Center
Philadelphia, PA

CFA Society of Philadelphia

Bond Club of Philadelphia

OneWall.com - Economic Events and News

Philadelphia Business Journal

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