Martin Hutchinson was a merchant and investment banker with more than 25 years of experience in London, New York, and Zagreb, where he established the Croatian debt capital markets. He has worked on both Wall Street and Fleet Street, and is a leading expert on the international financial markets. In 2000, Martin transitioned into journalism and began his weekly column “The Bear’s Lair”, which provides economic and market commentary. He has been featured on BBC, Fox News, Fox Business, TFN, and RTV Slovenija. Martin also lectured at the Cato Institute, Texas Workforce Conference, Institute of Economic Affairs, National Economists Club, and at Princeton University.