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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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Boris Would Have Banned Steam Engines
British prime minister Boris Johnson announced this week that he would make it illegal to sell petrol or diesel-driven automobiles from 2030, pushing the British into a fleet of electric cars.
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The Trump Presidential Library Should Be Huge
As President Trump seems likely to leave office in January, the historically minded of us should reflect on his legacy. In the short-term, maybe until 2200, his reputation will doubtless be smeared.
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The Economics Of Plague
Boris Johnson’s decision to lock down England again until December 2, is economically and scientifically bizarre.
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Philip II’s Lessons For America
For the 244 years of the United States’ independent existence, few would have thought that the country had anything to learn from the ultimate Old World monarchical autocracy, Philip II’s Spain (he ruled 1556-98).
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The Emerging Global One-Party State
The “populist” uprisings in the U.S., Britain, and many other Western countries are a natural reaction to globalization’s failings.
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The Use And Abuse Of Supreme Courts
Every economic textbook trumpets the need for the rule of law and will tell you that one major reason for many Third World countries’ poverty is their uncertain legal system and bribery-susceptible judges.
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Private Equity And Hedge Funds Are Bad Investments
4 months ago

Hedge funds would be good investments in a time of tight money, such as we have not had for 20 plus years. Today the Fed spraying money about means there is more money than good deals.

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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
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Work Experience

Columnist
The Bear's Lair
2000 - Present (21 years 3 months)
Correspondent
Reuters BreakingViews
2006 - 2015 (10 years 1 month)
Contributing Editor
Agora Publishing
2006 - 2013 (8 years 1 month)
Business and Economics Editor
United Press International (UPI)
2000 - 2004 (5 years)

Education

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

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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.