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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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An Honest World Without Hedge Or PE Funds?
Hedge funds and private equity funds have been the big winners in attracting money over the past 20 easy-money years.
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Nearly Time For A Gold Standard Referendum
The economic effect of a Gold Standard would be highly salutary. It would collapse the value of the malinvestment of the last two decades, in real estate, stocks, junk bonds and elsewhere.
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Shadows Deepen On EU Economy
Most EU countries are rich and highly productive, with specialized industries other countries would die for. Yet the bloc’s economic track record has been mediocre in the past decade and looks likely to become considerably worse.
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The Bear’s Lair: Tumbril Time For King Dollar
Larry Kudlow, the President’s new chairman of the National Economic Council, is a well-known proponent of the idea of “King Dollar.”
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The Qing Dynasty Approach To Monetary Management
To grow in terms of improving the living standards of its citizens, a capitalist economy needs a constantly increasing amount of capital, at least a sufficient amount to keep up with growth in the available labor force.
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The Bear’s Lair: De-Globalization Gathering Momentum
President Trump’s sudden announcement of tariffs on steel and aluminum is by no means unprecedented – Presidents Reagan and George W. Bush took similar actions.
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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 9 months)
Correspondent
Reuters BreakingViews
2006 - 2015 (9 years 7 months)
Contributing Editor
Agora Publishing
2006 - 2013 (7 years 7 months)
Business and Economics Editor
United Press International (UPI)
2000 - 2004 (4 years 6 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.