Bluford Putnam

From MarketsWiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search


HKEX 728x90 v6.gif


Bluford Putnam
Blufordputnam2.jpg
Occupation Managing Director, Chief Economist
Employer CME Group

Bluford (Blu) Putnam is as managing director and chief economist of CME Group. He has held the position since May of 2011.

Putnam is responsible for leading economic analysis on global financial markets by identifying emerging trends, evaluating economic factors and forecasting their impact on CME Group and the company's business strategy. He also serves as CME Group's spokesperson on global economic conditions and manages external research initiatives.[1]

He is a co-founder of EQA Partners, LP. EQA Partners is a boutique currency and global macro investment manager founded in October 2006 and based in Stamford, CT.

He is the author of five books on international finance, and has published a number of articles in academic journals and business publications.

He has served on the boards of the St. Mary's College of Maryland Foundation and Eckerd College in Florida, and has chaired their endowment investment committee. He is also a member of the board of directors of Maryland Bankshares, Inc., the holding company for Maryland Bank & Trust Company.[2]

Background[edit]

Before joining CME Group, Putnam served as managing partner for Bayesian Edge Technology & Solutions, Ltd., a financial risk management and portfolio advisory service he founded in 2000. He also has served as president of CDC Investment Management Corporation and managing director and chief investment officer for Equities and Asset Allocation at the Bankers Trust Company in New York. His background also includes economist positions with Kleinwort Benson, Ltd., Morgan Stanley, Chase Manhattan Bank and the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.

John Lothian News Interview[edit]

Education[edit]

Putnam holds a bachelor's degree in liberal arts from Florida Presbyterian College (later renamed Eckerd College) and a PhD in Economics from Tulane University.[3]

References[edit]

John Lothian News logo1.png

@JohnLothian Twitter Feed

@JohnLothian:
https://t.co/9HGuidSmIF— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 27, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian:
https://t.co/UJ2SdH21FR— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 27, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian: FTX proposal prompts calls for CFTC rules review
FTX proposal prompts calls for CFTC rules review https://t.co/e8i4Rxh9HI— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 27, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian: Analysis-Russia's 'political' debt default sets emerging market precedent via @Yahoo
Analysis-Russia's 'political' debt default sets emerging market precedent https://t.co/3UYkfuEWM1 via @Yahoo— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 27, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian: CFTC roundtable on non-intermediation focuses on FCM benefits and default waterfalls
CFTC roundtable on non-intermediation focuses on FCM benefits and default waterfalls https://t.co/1JVyZsLk4o— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 27, 2022

View Page

@JohnLothian: New body launches to close class divide in financial sector
New body launches to close class divide in financial sector https://t.co/JHqEhfDL5f— John Lothian (@JohnLothian) May 27, 2022

View Page

We visit more than 100 websites daily for financial news (Would YOU do that?). Read the John Lothian Newsletter.