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
04/05/17 12:00PM"Monetary Policy Implications"
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
03/24/17 08:30AMFebruary New Orders for Durable Goods increased 1.7%, Ex-Trans up 0.4%
03/23/17 11:00AMKansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity strengthened further in March
03/23/17 10:00AMNew Home Sales in February at annual rate of 592,000
03/23/17 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 15,000 to 258,000
03/22/17 10:00AMExisting-Home Sales slid 3.7% in February
03/22/17 07:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey

Federal Reserve Board Speech
03/23/17Welcoming remarks by Chair Yellen
03/03/17Speech by Chair Yellen on from adding accommodation to scaling it back
03/03/17Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on monetary policy: by rule, by committee, or by both?
03/03/17Speech by Governor Powell on innovation, technology, and the payments system
03/01/17Speech by Governor Brainard on transitions in the outlook and monetary policy
02/22/17Speech by Governor Powell on the economic outlook and monetary policy

Federal Reserve Press Release
03/24/17Federal Reserve System publishes annual financial statements
03/24/17Agencies complete resolution plan evaluation of 16 domestic firms; provide resolution plan guidance to four foreign banking organizations
03/23/17Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with Santander Holdings USA, Inc., and announces termination of enforcement action with HCSB Financial Corporation
03/21/17Banking agencies issue joint report to Congress under the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act of 1996
03/21/17Federal Reserve System's Community Development Research Conference to focus on economic futures of kids and communities
03/20/17Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Cathay General Bancorp

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

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