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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
09/06/19 12:00PM"Economy On a Razor's Edge"
Mark Zandi
Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

10/17/19 12:00PM"The Cross Roads of Trade and Politics"
Henrietta Treyz
Director of Economic Policy Research, Veda Partners

11/07/19 12:00PM"Global Outlook"
Joe Kalish
Chief Global Macro Strategist, Ned Davis Research Group

12/12/19 06:00PMAnnual Evening Holiday Reception
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
06/13/19 "What's Ahead for the US Economy: Soft or Bumpy Landing?"
Kathy Bostjancic
Chief US Financial Economist, Oxford Economics

05/02/19 "Interest Rate Outlook In A Post QT World"
Ira Jersey
Chief U.S. Interest Rate Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

04/04/19 "Revisiting the Discourse on Dynamism"
Patrick T. Harker, President and Chief Executive Officer
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

03/07/19 "The Outlook for the Economy, Energy and Industry"
Kevin Swift, CBE
President, National Association for Business Economics
Chief Economist, American Chemistry Council

Today's Economic Events
08:30AMJul Durable Goods Orders
08:30AMJul Chicago Fed National Activity Index (CFNAI)
10:30AMAug Dallas Fed Manufacturing Survey

Latest Economic News
08/23/19 10:00AMNew Home Sales in July at annual rate of 635,000
08/22/19 11:00AMKansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity declined in August
08/22/19 10:00AMU.S. Leading Economic Index increased 0.5% in July
08/22/19 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 12,000 to 209,000
08/21/19 10:00AMExisting-Home Sales rose 2.5% in July
08/21/19 07:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Federal Reserve Board Speech
08/23/19Speech by Chair Powell on challenges for monetary policy
08/20/19Speech by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on a decade of building stronger communities
08/05/19Speech by Governor Brainard on delivering fast payments for all
07/16/19Speech by Chair Powell on monetary policy in the post-crisis era
07/11/19Speech by Governor Brainard on perspectives on the economy from Scranton
07/10/19Testimony by Chair Powell on the semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress

Federal Reserve Press Release
08/21/19Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, July 30-31, 2019
08/20/19Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement actions with First Ipswich Bank, Brookline Bank, and former employee of Farmers & Merchants Bank
08/15/19G.17 Industrial Production
08/07/19G.19 Consumer Credit
08/05/19Senior Loan Officer Opinion Survey on Bank Lending Practices
08/05/19Federal Reserve announces plan to develop a new round-the-clock real-time payment and settlement service to support faster payments

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

61st NABE Annual Meeting

“Trucks and Terabytes: Integrating the 'Old' and 'New' Economies”
October 5-8, 2019
Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown
Denver, Colorado

Arranged around the theme of “Trucks & Terabytes: Integrating the 'Old' and 'New' Economies,” the conference will explore how technology and innovation are transforming businesses and creating new marketplaces while long-standing diplomatic and commercial alliances are being tested by global political shifts. The implications for productivity, the future of work, supply chains, and trade flows all will be addressed.

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