Blu Putnam and Erik Norland


Bio

Blu Putnam is Chief Economist and Erik Norland is Senior Economist at CME Group.

Fed’s Fork in the Road: Higher Rates or Pause?

There is a large gap between what the Federal Reserve (Fed) suggests it is likely to do and what the…

Bitcoin and Gold: A Growth Comparison

An inherent tension exists between the two major purposes of money.  Currencies that are perceived as great stores of value,…

Beware as Debt Ceiling Meets Fiscal Ambitions

Tax reform, infrastructure spending and the national debt are topics likely to take center stage in Washington in the spring…

Three Scenarios for Financial Markets Following U.K. Elections

On May 7, 2015, the United Kingdom will hold elections that could dramatically reshape its relationship with the European Union…