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
03/01/17 12:00PM"Economic Outlook: Changing Aspects of Fiscal Policy"
James Solloway, CFA
Managing Director and Senior Portfolio Manager, SEI

04/05/17 12:00PM"Implications for Monetary Policy"
Ray Stone, Managing Director and co-founder
Stone & McCarthy Research Associates

05/03/17 12:00PM"Corporate Credit Outlook"
Jody Lurie, Vice President
Janney Montgomery Scott

06/16/17 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

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

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
02/01/17 "How Fast Can The Economy Grow At Full Employment?"
Robert Fry, Chief Economist
Robert Fry Economics LLC

01/11/17 "The Regional Economy in Perspective: Is There an Age Problem?"
Michael Boldin, Senior Economic Analyst
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

12/07/16 Annual Evening Holiday Reception
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

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

Today's Economic Events
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Latest Economic News
02/24/17 10:00AMNew Home Sales in January at annual rate of 555,000
02/24/17 10:00AMUniversity of Michigan Consumer Confidence edged downward in February to 96.3
02/23/17 11:00AMKansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity expanded further in February
02/23/17 08:30AMChicago Fed National Activity Growth edged down in January
02/23/17 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 6,000 to 244,000
02/22/17 10:00AMExisting-Home Sales expanded 3.3% in January

Federal Reserve Board Speech
02/22/17Speech by Governor Powell on the economic outlook and monetary policy
02/14/17Testimony by Chair Yellen on semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress
02/11/17Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on the process of monetary policy
01/19/17Speech by Chair Yellen on the economic outlook and the conduct of monetary policy
01/18/17Speech by Chair Yellen on the goals of monetary policy and how we pursue them
01/17/17Speech by Governor Brainard on monetary policy in a time of uncertainty

Federal Reserve Press Release
02/24/17Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by F.N.B. Corporation
02/24/17Federal Reserve Board announces approval of applications by PlainsCapital Bank
02/23/17Federal Reserve announces results of offering of seven-day term deposits on February 23
02/23/17Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action
02/23/17Agencies release swap margin guidance
02/22/17Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, January 31-February 1, 2017

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

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