Data Watch

The Fed will have a series of data sets to assess the need to cut interest rates at its FOMC meeting in July as pressure mounts to loosen monetary policy.

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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