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Martin O. Hutchinson is an investment banker with more than 25 years’ experience, Hutchinson has worked on both Wall Street and Fleet Street and is a leading expert on the international financial markets. At Creditanstalt-Bankverein, Hutchinson was a Senior Vice President in charge of the ... more

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Debt And Taxes Become More Inevitable
Even with fiscal and monetary legislation as above, it will be a long and difficult task to return the Federal Budget to balance.
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The Bear’s Lair: The Secular Stagnation That Wasn’t
A productivity problem which solves itself within three quarters of a new regime of better policy being instituted is hardly “secular stagnation.”
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The Bear’s Lair: Neither A Borrower Nor A Lender Be
According to a Fed report this week, U.S. consumer credit increased $28 billion in November, the largest rise in 16 years, with credit card debt rising at annual rate of 13.3%.
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The Bear’s Lair: Crashes And Depressions In 2018
2018 looks to be a jolly year, it has the potential for no less than four kinds of financial disaster.
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A Crypto Christmas Carol
This week, we are in a new version of 1999’s gigantic bubble, the crypto bubble.
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Gross Imaginary Product
In the era of crypto-currencies, I propose a new economic statistic: Gross Imaginary Product. This can be defined as the total output at market prices of all products and services which do not actually exist.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AIG American International Group Inc
CLF Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (fmrly Cliffs Natural Resources)
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
FITB Fifth Third Bancorp
GLD SPDR Gold Trust ETF
SPY SPDR S&P 500
TBT ProShares UltraShort Lehman 20+ Year Treasury ETF
TTM Tata Motors Limited

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The Bear's Lair: Britain’s Overton Window Must Reopen To Liverpool
Now that the brave British have voted to exit the European Union, they need a new philosophy of government. They must reopen the Overton Window, shut for over 150 years, for the “original definition” Conservatism of Lord Liverpool.

Work Experience

Columnist
The Bear's Lair
2000 - Present (18 years 5 months)
Correspondent
Reuters BreakingViews
2006 - 2015 (9 years 3 months)
Contributing Editor
Agora Publishing
2006 - 2013 (7 years 3 months)
Business and Economics Editor
United Press International (UPI)
2000 - 2004 (4 years 2 months)

Education

Harvard Business School
MBA
1971 / 1973
Trinity College
MA
1968 / 1971
Mathematics

Publications

Great Conservatives
Martin Hutchinson
Academica Press
04/15/2014

Great Conservatives looks at British history through the philosophy of Conservatism that animated the great Tory governments of 1783 to 1830. By examining leading figures in the growth, triumph, and decline of Conservatism, a different picture emerges that illuminates the political, social, and economics forces that created the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

True Blue Will Never Stain
Martin Hutchinson
Martin Hutchinson

Home of The Bear's Lair and Martin's historical musings.