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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
05/02/19 12:00PM"Interest Rate Outlook In A Post QT World"
Ira Jersey
Chief U.S. Interest Rate Strategist, Bloomberg Intelligence

09/06/19 12:00PM"Economic Outlook"
Mark Zandi
Chief Economist, Moody's Analytics

11/14/19 12:15PM"Global Outlook"
Joe Kalish
Chief Global Macro Strategist, Ned Davis Research Group

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
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

02/07/19 "US Economic Outlook and Investor Challenges"
Lara Rhame
Chief U.S. Economist, FS Investments

01/10/19 "U.S. Bond Market Outlook"
Tom Tzitzouris, Fixed Income Strategist
Strategas Research Partners

Today's Economic Events
08:30AMMar Durable Goods Orders
08:30AMWeekly Initial Jobless Claims
10:00AM1Q2019 Housing Vacancies/Ownership
11:00AMApr Kansas City Fed Manufacturing Survey

Latest Economic News
04/25/19 11:00AMKansas City Fed Manufacturing Activity grew more modestly in April
04/25/19 08:30AMMarch New Orders for Durable Goods increased 2.7%, Ex-Trans up 0.4%
04/25/19 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Increase 37,000 to 230,000
04/24/19 07:00AMPurchase Apps down, Refi's down in Latest MBA Weekly Survey
04/23/19 10:00AMNew Home Sales in March at annual rate of 692,000
04/23/19 10:00AMRichmond Fed's Current Activity Index fell from 10 to 3 in April

Federal Reserve Board Speech
04/11/19Speech by Governor Bowman on community banking in the age of innovation
04/11/19Speech by Vice Chair Clarida on the U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy
04/10/19Remarks by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on progress on the transition to risk-free rates
04/09/19Speech by Vice Chair Clarida on the Federal Reserve's review of its monetary policy strategy, tools, and communication practices
04/02/19Speech by Governor Bowman on fostering closer supervisory communication
04/02/19Speech by Vice Chair for Supervision Quarles on the Financial Stability Board: beyond the fog of battle

Federal Reserve Press Release
04/25/19Federal Reserve Board issues enforcement action with Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
04/23/19Federal Reserve Board invites public comment on proposal to simplify and increase the transparency of rules for determining control of a banking organization
04/18/19Agencies seek comment on revisions to the supplementary leverage ratio as required by Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act
04/18/19Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with BB&T Corporation
04/18/19Agencies invite comment on modifications to resolution plan requirements; proposal keeps existing requirements for largest firms and reduces requirements for firms with less risk
04/17/19Beige Book

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

OneWall.com - Economic Events and News

Philadelphia Business Journal

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