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
06/01/16 12:00PM"5 Key Topics for the Markets and the Economy"
Lisa Emsbo-Mattingly, Director of Research
Global Asset Allocation Group, Fidelity Investments

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

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
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

02/03/16 "There’s a Disturbance in the Force"
Jason Pride, CFA
Director of Investment Strategy, Glenmede

Today's Economic Events
08:30AMApr Durable Goods Orders:
08:30AMWeekly Initial Jobless Claims: More Info
10:00AMApr Pending Home Sales Index:
10:00AMWeekly BTM U.S. Business Barometer:
11:00AMMay Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey:

Latest Economic News
05/26/16 08:30AMApril New Orders for Durable Goods increased 3.4%, Ex-Trans up 0.4%
05/26/16 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 10,000 to 268,000
05/25/16 07:00AMPurchase Apps up, Refi's up in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
05/24/16 10:02AMNew Home Sales in April at annual rate of 619,000
05/24/16 10:00AMRichmond Fed's Current Activity Index dropped 9 points to a reading of -1
05/24/16 08:30AMPhiladelphia NonManufacturing Activity Continues Moderate Growth

Federal Reserve Board Speech
05/20/16Speech by Governor Tarullo on insurance companies and the role of the Federal Reserve
05/19/16Remarks by Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer
04/14/16Speech by Governor Brainard on the use of distributed ledger technologies in payment, clearing, and settlement
04/14/16Testimony by Governor Powell on trends in fixed-income markets
03/29/16Speech by Chair Yellen on the outlook, uncertainty, and monetary policy
03/07/16Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on reflections on macroeconomics then and now

Federal Reserve Press Release
05/25/16Federal Reserve Board issues Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households
05/24/16Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action
05/19/16Federal Reserve announces results of offering of seven-day term deposits on May 19
05/18/16Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee, April 26-27, 2016
05/17/16Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action
05/17/16G.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

Quick Links
Financial Times (UK)
NBC News
NY Times
Philadelphia Biz Journal
The Economist
Dismal Scientist
Dr. Ed Yardeni
Dr. Jeremy Siegel
FRED Graph
Lawrence Kudlow
Stone McCarthy
Market Map