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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 Blessed World Of Low Asset Prices
After a decade of ultra-low interest rates, we have become used to ultra-high asset prices – in big city real estate, stocks, bonds, tech start-ups, art and collectibles, and pretty well everything else you can think of.
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Solve Funny Money Problems With A Leverage Tax
We seem doomed to another round of monetary “stimulus” from the Fed and the European Central Bank, at a time when real interest rates are already substantially negative.
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The Impoverished 22nd Century
Predictions for the next century have turned downright gloomy.
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What Liverpool Could Teach Today’s Fed
Both Liverpool and von Mises would be in total agreement that the monetary policy of the last 24 years has been extremely foolish, and consequently could be expected to have led to gigantic amounts of malinvestment or fictitious capital.
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Corporate Debts Are Today’s Worst Assets
The silly-money policies of the last decade have left almost all assets overvalued.
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Could China Take A "Middle Kingdom" Approach?
China in 1820 had on Angus Madisson’s estimate a GDP of $229 billion 1990 dollars, about 33% of the world’s total, with about 36% of the world’s total population at 380 million, it was thus poorer than average, but not much poorer.
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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 (20 years 1 month)
Correspondent
Reuters BreakingViews
2006 - 2015 (9 years 11 months)
Contributing Editor
Agora Publishing
2006 - 2013 (7 years 11 months)
Business and Economics Editor
United Press International (UPI)
2000 - 2004 (4 years 10 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.