Martin Hutchinson writes a weekly column, The Bear's Lair, providing economic and market commentary.
He was also Business and Economics Editor at United Press International, in Washington, D.C., from 2000 to 2004.
Previously, he was an international merchant banker for 25 years working in London, New York and Zagreb. In Zagreb, he established the Croatian debt capital markets.
He is the co-author (with Kevin Dowd) of Alchemists of Loss (Wiley, 2010). He also wrote Great Conservatives: A Perspective on British History (Academica Press, 2004), on the great British governments of 1783-1830.
Mr. Hutchinson has a degree from Trinity College, Cambridge, and an MBA from Harvard Business School.