Near and Midterm (Election) Hurdles: An Economic Outlook

Spencer Doar

Spencer Doar

Associate Editor

“You can’t put the toothpaste back in the tube.”

The Fed has its hands full. The midterm elections are right around the corner. The trade war is making Brazil a bigger agricultural player. Here to make sense of it all is Bluford Putnam, CME Group chief economist and managing director. In this video filmed at FIA Expo, Putnam discusses his views on these three challenges facing the economy.

 

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