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
09:45AMJun Chicago Purchasing Managers Index: More Info
10:00AMWeekly BTM U.S. Business Barometer:

Latest Economic News
06/30/16 09:45AMChicago Purchasing Managers Index rose 7.5 points to 56.8 in June
06/30/16 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 10,000 to 268,000
06/29/16 10:00AMPending Home Sales Index slid 3.7% in May
06/29/16 08:30AMPersonal Income increased 0.2%, Spending increased 0.4%
06/29/16 07:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
06/28/16 10:00AMRichmond Fed's Current Activity Index dropped 6 points to a reading of -7

Federal Reserve Board Speech
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
06/03/16Speech by Governor Brainard on the economic outlook and implications for monetary policy

Federal Reserve Press Release
06/30/16Federal Reserve Board releases annual determination of aggregate consolidated liabilities of financial companies
06/29/16Federal Reserve releases results of Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR)
06/28/16Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Bank of the Ozarks, Inc.
06/28/16Federal Reserve Board announces approval of application by Ohio Valley Banc Corp.
06/28/16Federal Open Market Committee announces its tentative meeting schedule for 2017
06/28/16Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement actions

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

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