Delta Variant Impact on Markets, Economies

The spread of the coronavirus variant is impacting markets and economies around the globe, with several commodities seeing sharp price reversals.

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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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S&P 500 Index Futures and Options

Widely regarded as the leading barometer of the U.S. stock market, the S&P 500 Index serves as the benchmark for $5 trillion in assets.

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