32 episodes

CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam's series Off The Charts! examines the pertinent economic issues of the day in the United States and across the globe. The podcast series provides a deeper dive into complex topics and frames the issues in a way that can lead to a better understanding of the financial and commodities markets.

Off the Charts! Blu Putnam

    • Business
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CME Group Chief Economist Blu Putnam's series Off The Charts! examines the pertinent economic issues of the day in the United States and across the globe. The podcast series provides a deeper dive into complex topics and frames the issues in a way that can lead to a better understanding of the financial and commodities markets.

    Treasury Options Skews

    Treasury Options Skews

    Do options skews in Treasuries provide any guidance on market trend? We look into whether extreme downside skews signal a buying opportunity.

    • 8 min
    Oil: Are Options Skews Reliable Price Indicators?

    Oil: Are Options Skews Reliable Price Indicators?

    Investors in the oil market seem to be more concerned over a market slump than a rally, as reflected in out-of-the-money options skews. Were they right?

    • 10 min
    Oil: Are Options Signaling Long-Term Uncertainty?

    Oil: Are Options Signaling Long-Term Uncertainty?

    Oil prices have bounced off their recent lows but the implied volatility in options is indicating uncertainty in the market's direction over the long term.

    • 12 min
    Brexit: Classic Case of an Approaching Major Event Risk

    Brexit: Classic Case of an Approaching Major Event Risk

    Outcome of talks for UK's exit from the European Union under Brexit presents a classic case of event risk that could reach a climax in November.

    • 8 min
    Trade War Fallout Reverberates Through Markets, Economy

    Trade War Fallout Reverberates Through Markets, Economy

    Large-cap U.S. stocks are much more vulnerable to the fallout from the trade war between the U.S. and China because of their complex global supply chains.

    • 7 min
    Oil: As Price Tops $70, Will Shale Producers Ramp Up Output?

    Oil: As Price Tops $70, Will Shale Producers Ramp Up Output?

    As crude oil prices top $70 per barrel amid escalating Mideast geopolitical risk premium, will shale producers ramp up output as they lock in prices?

    • 13 min

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