Some journalists point to the amount of cash U.S. companies have parked abroad comparing it to the paltry amount they have here in the U.S. Others report that companies simply don't want to invest in America. But actually looking at the details of cash and investment reveals a different picture.
The yearly ritual of the US News & World Report College rankings is always closely followed by the yearly ritual of lament over the ratings process itself. So what's the value of a college rank? A little over a hundred bucks to start with.
With two quarters of negative growth, Brazil is officially in a recession, which explains some of the dramatic drop in economic sentiment.
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.
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.
Tony Fratto will join the George Washington University's School of Media and Public Affairs as a Distiguished Fellow.