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HPS Launches Weekly Economic Podcast: The HPS Macrocast

July 19, 2019
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WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hamilton Place Strategies (HPS) today announced the release of its first podcast series, the HPS Macrocast. Produced in partnership with Markets Policy Partners, the Macrocast is a weekly podcast focused on breaking down the economic news of the week. Hosted by HPS founding partner Tony Fratto with John Fagan and Brendan Walsh of Markets Policy Partners, the Macrocast provides smart analysis on market trends in a conversational format.

“Our clients are looking for analysis to understand what is driving market trends and what to expect in today’s fast-paced policy environment. John, Brendan, and I will bring our perspectives each week on what’s shaping current economic news based on our years of experience in the public and private sectors,” said Fratto. “I’m excited to share this with our friends, clients, and partners, and look forward to unveiling more news in the future about podcast capabilities at HPS.”

“Producing the Macrocast each week will be a great way for Markets Policy Partners to share our business and finance expertise with new audiences. We couldn’t be more excited to be a part of this endeavor, and are looking forward to continuing our partnership in the coming months with HPS,” said Fagan, a Principal at Markets Policy Partners.

The Macrocast is produced in-house at the HPS office in Washington, D.C. You can find the podcast on Apple Podcasts and Spotify, and follow @HPSInsight for updates on our weekly podcast. For more information, reach out to



Hamilton Place Strategies (HPS) is an analytical public affairs consulting firm with offices in Washington, D.C., San Francisco, and New York. HPS uses substantive analysis to understand complex topics, and creative public affairs tools to explain issues to target audiences and reach critical stakeholders. We achieve our clients’ goals by enhancing understanding of issues, products, and companies, and ultimately, improving outcomes.



Markets Policy Partners provides market analysis specifically for the US and global policy communities, as well as select corporate clients. Our mission is to provide sophisticated financial market analysis that is independent, accessible, and actionable for a broad audience. We are seeking to widen and deepen the communication channels between the policy community and global financial markets, thereby facilitating more informed policymaking and allocation of government resources.


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