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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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The Bear’s Lair: China’s Size May Not Make It Dominant
China’s share of global GDP could double from what it is now, but without good management, it would still be geopolitically puny.
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EC The Bear’s Lair: Cryptos Are Sounder Than Today’s Currencies
Crypto-currencies are an entirely imaginary form of money, dreamed up by pimply nerds in basements. Or so it seemed.
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The Bear’s Lair: Jackson Hole 2017 Was A Barmy Ideas Factory
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is a relatively solid, well-run institution and its President Esther George is among the most sensible members of the Federal Open Market Committee when she is permitted to attend it.
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The Bear’s Lair: Productive Economies Require Participation
In general, localization is a very good way to improve low-skill employment. For this, the Trump administration cannot point the policy way forward, however; it must be done by state and local authorities.
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The Bear’s Lair: Zero Is The Right Inflation Target
Janet Yellen has said that she wants to consider raising the Federal Reserve’s target inflation rate from 2% to a higher level.
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The Bear’s Lair: Emerging Markets In An Autarkic World
Five years ago, the future for emerging markets seemed set fair. Globalization was driving much of the world’s manufacturing to them, as Western companies sought optimal global supply chains.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AIG American International Group Inc
CLF Cliffs Natural Resources Inc.
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)
Correspondent
Reuters BreakingViews
2006 - 2015 (9 years 10 months)
Contributing Editor
Agora Publishing
2006 - 2013 (7 years 10 months)
Business and Economics Editor
United Press International (UPI)
2000 - 2004 (4 years 9 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.