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
09/13/17 12:00PM"Regional Advantages in a Tight Labor Market"
Steven Cochrane, Managing Director
Moody’s Analytics

10/04/17 12:00PM"Ten Issues as the Credit Cycle Matures"
John Silvia, Chief Economist
Wells Fargo Securities

11/01/17 12:00PM"Corporate Credit Outlook"
Jody Lurie, Vice President
Janney Montgomery Scott

12/13/17 06:00PMAnnual Evening Holiday Reception
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Recent Meeting Speaker Notes
06/16/17 "US Economic Outlook: Aging Gracefully"
Ellen Zentner, Chief U.S. Economist and Managing Director
Morgan Stanley

05/24/17 "Mental Accounting in Retirement"
Diane Garnick, Managing Director and Chief Income Strategist

05/03/17 "Labor Market Myths, Realities and the Implications for Growth and Policy"
Joel Naroff, President and Founder
Naroff Economic Advisors

04/05/17 "Monetary Policy Implications"
Ray Stone, Managing Director and Co-founder
Stone & McCarthy Research Associates

Today's Economic Events
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Latest Economic News
08/18/17 10:00AMUniversity of Michigan Consumer Confidence Preliminary August Results at 97.6
08/17/17 10:00AMU.S. Leading Economic Index increased 0.3% in July
08/17/17 09:15AMIndustrial Production increased 0.2%
Capacity Utilization unchanged at 76.7%

08/17/17 08:30AMWeekly Initial Unemployment Claims Decrease 12,000 to 232,000
08/17/17 08:30AMPhiladelphia Fed Outlook Reported Activity continued to advance in August
08/16/17 08:30AMJuly Housing Starts down 4.8%, Permits down 4.1%

Federal Reserve Board Speech
07/13/17Speech by Governor Brainard on cross-border spillovers of balance sheet normalization
07/12/17Testimony by Chair Yellen on semiannual Monetary Policy Report to the Congress
07/11/17Speech by Governor Brainard on cross-border spillovers of balance sheet normalization
07/06/17Vice Chairman Fischer on government policy and labor productivity
07/06/17Speech by Governor Powell on the case for housing finance reform
06/27/17Speech by Vice Chairman Fischer on an assessment of financial stability in the United States

Federal Reserve Press Release
07/27/17Federal Reserve Board announces termination of enforcement action with M&T Bank Corporation and Manufacturers & Traders Trust Company
07/26/17Federal Reserve issues FOMC statement
07/24/17Federal Reserve Board prohibits former foreign exchange (FX) trader from participating in banking industry for practices regarding FX pricing benchmarks
07/24/17Federal Reserve commends efforts as Faster Payments Task Force concludes
07/21/17Federal regulatory agencies announce coordination of reviews for certain foreign funds under "Volcker Rule"
07/19/17Federal Reserve Board announces approval of applications by Regions Bank

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

The 2017 NABE Annual Meeting will debate collective challenges under the theme Prospects for Growth: Reassessing the Fundamentals. Join us as leading economists and policymakers dissect the shifts underway in the nature and contours of globalization, the prospects for global trade, and mercantilist tensions visible just below the surface. We will debate the future of work, new business models, the productivity puzzle, and the role of business economists in an innovation tech-driven economy. Crucially, our understanding will be enhanced by the views of CEOs from the finance, energy, and healthcare sectors. Come to Cleveland to learn the new notes and rhythms impacting the global economy.

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