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
09/16/16 12:00PM"Housing and Mortgage Market Outlook"
Frank E. Nothaft
CoreLogic, Chief Economist

11/02/16 12:00PM"Election Economics"
John Silvia, Chief Economist
Wells Fargo Securities

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
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

03/02/16 "Global Divergence and the Obama Dollar Rally"
Marc Chandler
Global Head of Currency Strategy
Brown Brothers Harriman

Today's Economic Events
08:30AMWeekly Initial Jobless Claims: More Info
10:00AM2Q2016 Housing Vacancies/Ownership:
10:00AMWeekly BTM U.S. Business Barometer:
11:00AMJul Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey:

Latest Economic News
07/28/16 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 14,000 to 266,000
07/27/16 02:00PMFOMC target funds rate reaffirmed at 1/4 to 1/2%
07/27/16 10:00AMPending Home Sales Index inched 0.2% in June
07/27/16 08:30AMJune New Orders for Durable Goods decreased 4.0%, Ex-Trans down 0.5%
07/27/16 07:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
07/26/16 10:00AMNew Home Sales in June at annual rate of 592,000

Federal Reserve Board Speech
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
06/22/16Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on the resolution framework for banks and bank holding companies in the United States
06/21/16Introductory comments by Governor Powell at the Roundtable on the Interim Report of the Alternative Reference Rates Committee
06/21/16Testimony by Chair Yellen on semiannual Monetary Policy Report
06/06/16Speech by Chair Yellen on current conditions and the outlook for the U.S. economy

Federal Reserve Press Release
07/27/16Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
07/25/16Federal Reserve Board extends comment period for advanced notice of proposed rulemaking detailing conceptual frameworks for capital standards until September 16, 2016
07/22/16Agencies propose method to adjust threshold for exempting small loans from special appraisal requirements
07/22/16Agencies issue proposal on method to adjust thresholds for exempting certain consumer credit and lease transactions
07/21/16Federal Reserve Board announces adoption of changes to part II of the Federal Reserve Policy on Payment System Risk
07/19/16Federal Reserve Board prohibits former foreign exchange (FX) trader from participating in banking industry for his manipulation of FX pricing benchmarks

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

58th NABE Annual Meeting, September 10-13, 2016
Loews Atlanta Atlanta, GA

The 2016 NABE Annual Meeting will explore the theme of “Global Businesses, Domestic Complexities: Navigating the World Economy,” underscoring the multi-faceted realities confronting both the world economy and the science of economics. Sessions examining the global outlook, trade, energy, inflation and policy choices will set the stage for deeper discussions. The meeting will also focus on the challenges of structural change, productivity, demographics, immigration, the GIG economy, Big Data, neuro-economics, and data visualization.

The conference will take place at the Loews Atlanta Hotel in the mid-town neighborhood of Atlanta, GA.

From Sept 21-23, the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and its cosponsors will welcome community development innovators and leaders to the eighth biennial Reinventing Older Communities conference. This year’s theme is Bridging Growth & Opportunity.

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