Bruce Blythe for CME Group

Bruce Blythe started in financial news in 1992 as a wire service reporter covering the livestock and grain futures markets at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange and the Chicago Board of Trade. He’s worked as a reporter and editor for Dow Jones Newswires, Reuters, Bloomberg and Crain’s Chicago Business. Bruce has covered agriculture and food production, commodity-futures markets, energy and biofuels, cryptocurrencies and more. Bruce holds a degree in agricultural journalism from Iowa State University.

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