Fed Warming Up to Multiple Rate Hikes in 2017

Fed Chair Janet Yellen's speech in Chicago signals greater confidence in the economy and readiness to raise interest rates multiple times in 2017.

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Bluford “Blu” Putnam has served as Managing Director and Chief Economist of CME Group since May 2011. With more than 35 years of experience in the financial services industry and concentrations in central banking, investment research, and portfolio management, Blu serves as CME Group’s spokesperson on global economic conditions.

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