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
10/11/16 12:00PM"Brexit, Europe, and Globalization in Retreat’"
Stuart Mackintosh
Executive Director, Group of Thirty

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

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
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
NABE President

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

04/06/16 "Economic Cycles - Where Are We Heading?"
Lakshman Achuthan, ECRI
Co-Founder and Chief Operations Officer

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

Latest Economic News
09/26/16 10:30AMTexas Manufacturing Activity Increased Markedly in September
09/26/16 10:00AMNew Home Sales in August at annual rate of 609,000
09/22/16 11:00AMKansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity rebounded moderately in September
09/22/16 10:00AMU.S. Leading Economic Index declined 0.2% in August
09/22/16 10:00AMExisting-Home Sales declined 0.9% in August
09/22/16 08:30AMChicago Fed National Activity slowed in August

Federal Reserve Board Speech
09/26/16Speech by Governor Tarullo on next steps in the evolution of stress testing
09/12/16Speech by Governor Brainard on the "new normal" and what it means for monetary policy
08/26/16Speech by Chair Yellen on the Federal Reserve's monetary policy toolkit: past, present, and future
08/21/16Remarks by Vice Chairman Fischer on the U.S. economy
07/12/16Opening remarks by Governor Tarullo at the Center for American Progress and Americans for Financial Reform Conference
06/28/16Speech by Governor Powell on recent economic developments, monetary policy considerations and longer-term prospects

Federal Reserve Press Release
09/26/16Federal Reserve Board invites public comment on proposed rule to modify its capital plan and stress testing rules for 2017 cycle
09/23/16Federal Reserve Board invites public comment on proposed rule that would strengthen existing requirements and limitations on the physical commodity activities of financial holding companies
09/21/16Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
09/21/16Federal Reserve Board and Federal Open Market Committee release economic projections from the September 20-21 FOMC meeting
09/16/16Z.1 Financial Accounts
09/15/16G.17 - Industrial Production and Capacity Utilization

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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