Flood Havoc

Flooding has imperiled crops and livestock in the agricultural heartland at a time when farmers are already feeling the pain of the trade war with China.

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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