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Fratto On CNBC
August 29, 2014
HPS Analysis
August 25, 2014

The U.S. economy has been looking for green shoots since the crisis ended, but has been getting mixed messages in response. HPS analysis shows that bank lending standards, rather than bank lending, is a key indicator for forecasting future growth. 

August 28, 2014
HPS Analysis
August 26, 2014

Brazil's financial commitment to host the world's two largest sporting events, World Cup (2014) and Summer Olympics (2016), within two years of each other is an economic burden that it realistically cannot afford.

August 22, 2014

Congratulations to the HPS Softball team for winning the communications league championship this year!  It was a team effort all year with contributions coming from all quarters. 


HPS Analysis
August 27, 2014
People refer to home purchases as “the biggest investment you’ll ever make.” But is that thinking based on recent trends or historical return? What separates a car from a home and an expense from an investment?
HPS Analysis
August 10, 2014

There has been a great deal of coverage of the issue of student debt over the past several years, but significant nuance to the issue has been lost in much of the reporting around extreme cases of student borrowing.

Jobs Day
August 1, 2014
Fratto Op-Ed
June 25, 2014
I disagree with the “crony capitalism” critics all the rage right now.  My experience in the physics of government is that government acts on business – taxing them, regulating them -- and business seeks the equal and opposite reaction of relief from government. There’s nothing nefarious about that.  In fact, petitioning your government for redress is a protected right there in the very first amendment to the Constitution. Read more here.
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June 28, 2013