By Matt McDonald, firstname.lastname@example.org, 202-822-1205
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The Hamilton Financial Index (HFI) combines both financial stress, represented by the St. Louis Financial Stress Index, and industry-level capitalization, represented by the Tier One Common Capital ratio, to provide a clear snapshot of the safety and soundness of the financial services sector. The key findings are:
Matt McDonald is a partner at Hamilton Place Strategies and a veteran of three Presidential campaigns and the White House. Prior to joining HPS, Matt worked for McKinsey and Company. He holds an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a degree in economics from Dartmouth College.
Patrick Sims is a Director of Research at Hamilton Place Strategies. Prior to joining HPS, Patrick acted as the lead research analyst in the financial institutions’ group at SNL Financial and worked for the CFA Institute. He is a finance and international business graduate of James Madison University and studied EU Policy at the University of Salamanca, Spain.
Russ Grote is an analyst at Hamilton Place Strategies. Prior to joining HPS, Russ conducted field research on the economic development in the EU. He holds a BA from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.