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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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Let’s Leave The World Economy Death Spiral
Productivity growth is the key statistic to measure economic progress. Without it, citizens will never get any richer, and if low-skill immigration is plentiful, they will become poorer.
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Hollowed-Out Blue Chips Are The Next Subprime
Subprime mortgages caused much of the 2008 financial crisis by defaulting in much greater concentrations than the experts expected.
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Trump Tax Reform Won’t Goose Growth
To begin with the proposed corporate tax changes, Trump proposes to cut the tax rate to 20% from the current 35%, but make up some of the revenue loss with a low rate of tax on international earnings and accumulated assets.
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Mississippi Company Economics
In an era of Keynesian economic manipulation, John Law (1671-1729) has been rehabilitated as an “economist,” the father of several of the unpleasant economic nostrums we use today.
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Better Invest In A Horse
Whatever the future of electric cars, one thing we can be sure of: Tesla will not be in business by 2040.
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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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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 2 months)
Correspondent
Reuters BreakingViews
2006 - 2015 (10 years)
Contributing Editor
Agora Publishing
2006 - 2013 (8 years)
Business and Economics Editor
United Press International (UPI)
2000 - 2004 (4 years 11 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.