Awash in Oil, Market Searches for Trading Range

  • 18 Jul 2016
  • By Bluford Putnam
  • Topics: Energy

Watch CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam discuss how the oil market is struggling to find a trading range as oil producers such as Venezuela pump more supplies to stave off a cash crunch which is giving Americans a rare chance to enjoy low gasoline prices during the peak summer driving season.


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About the Presenter

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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