Bluford (Blu) Putnam has served as managing director and chief economist of CME Group since 2011. He is responsible for leading CME’s economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact. Prior to joining CME, Putnam gained more than 35 years of experience in the financial-services industry, with concentrations in central banking, investment research and portfolio management. He has authored five books on international finance.
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