High U.S. Debt Could Put Fed on Cautious Footing

The U.S. economy is humming along at 2% GDP growth but the high level of public and private debt could temper the pace of the Fed's rate hikes.

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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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