Fed's Five Critical Issues

The Fed is facing five issues that could play a key role in its forward guidance on monetary policy, chief among them being the trade war and the economy.

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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