Martin Hutchinson

Martin Hutchinson covers emerging markets and economic policy, drawing on 25 years of experience as an international merchant banker. He ran derivatives platforms for two European banks, before serving as director of a Spanish venture capital company, advisor to the Korean conglomerate Sunkyong and chairman of a U.S. modular building company

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Jan. 31 2013 10:38 AMSurprisingly Weak U.S. GDP Has Silver Linings
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Dec. 13 2012 2:37 PMHow Bernanke Has Set the Stage for Volatility
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Oct. 30 2012 12:55 PMStorm Dents Wall Street but Spares U.S. Election
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Sept. 7 2012 2:36 PMThe Economic Recovery Is Proceeding at a Standard Pace. Is That Good Enough for Obama?
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Aug. 8 2012 5:19 PMUncle Sam Still Living Well Beyond His Means
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July 17 2012 6:04 PMU.S. Senators Show Manipulation Double Standards
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June 27 2012 4:45 PMWall Street Defeated by Ivory Tower in Virginia
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March 9 2012 5:06 PMU.S. Jobs Trend Favors Old Over Young
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Jan. 8 2013 4:00 PMChuck Hagel Is A Good Choice For U.S. Deficit Hawks
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Nov. 2 2012 2:51 PMThe New Jobs Report Suggests America Is Years Away from a True Recovery
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Oct. 9 2012 4:50 PMRomney's Interventionalist Foreign Policy Could Get Expensive
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Aug. 15 2012 5:51 PMFree the Farmers! Isn't It Time We Rethought Farm Subsidies?
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July 19 2012 5:47 PMU.S. Housing Poised to Boost Economy
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July 6 2012 3:06 PMChina Grows Faster But Most Cubans Are Better Off
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June 18 2012 4:58 PMNYC plan needs Financier Bloomberg not Mayor Mike.

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  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 18 2014 8:20 PM A Clever Attempt at Explaining Away a Vote Against the Farm Bill
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 18 2014 6:02 PM A Chinese Company Just Announced the Biggest IPO in U.S. History
  Life
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 18 2014 11:44 PM Play the Slate News Quiz With Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 18 2014 8:07 PM Crying Rape False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Sept. 18 2014 1:23 PM “It’s Not Every Day That You Can Beat the World Champion” An exclusive interview with chess grandmaster Fabiano Caruana.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 18 2014 4:33 PM The Top 5 Dadsplaining Moments From The Cosby Show
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 18 2014 6:48 PM By 2100 the World's Population Could Be 11 Billion
  Health & Science
Science
Sept. 18 2014 3:35 PM Do People Still Die of Rabies? And how do you know if an animal is rabid?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.