Watch Video: What Could Fire Up America’s Anemic Inflation?

View in your browser What Could Fire Up America’s Anemic Inflation? By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Video Highlights: U.S. inflation has been lagging the Fed’s 2% target Global competition, technological advances stifling inflation Significant government spending could help lift inflation rate Forward to Colleague  |  Trademarks & Disclaimers  |  Privacy Policy Interact with CME Group Helping the World … Read More

Watch Video: Fed Takes Lead in Unwinding Quantitative Easing

View in your browser Fed Takes Lead in Unwinding Quantitative Easing By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist, CME Group Video Highlights: Fed set to slash balance sheet to 12.5 percent of GDP by 2023 European Central Bank likely to curb asset purchases in 2018 ECB unwinding could raise European government bond yields Unwinding by Bank of Japan … Read More

Research: Why is Wage and Productivity Growth Sluggish?

View in your browser Why is Wage and Productivity Growth Sluggish? By Blu Putnam, Chief Economist & Natalie Denby, CME Group Highlights: Structural changes slacken U.S. wage, productivity growth Low expected inflation, retiring Boomers & growing Millennial workforce at root Low-paying jobs growth outpacing high-paying jobs post-recession Policy implications include delaying Fed hikes, lowering terminal rate … Read More