News Release

CBOT President's Day Holiday Trading Schedule

Thu Jan 26 2006

For Immediate Release                                      

Contact: 
Nicole L. Rallings
312.341.3378
news@cbot.com

CBOT PRESIDENTS’ DAY HOLIDAY TRADING SCHEDULE

CHICAGO, January 26, 2006 – The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) has established the following trading schedule in connection with the Presidents’ Day holiday:

Friday, February 17Open auction:  Financial contracts will close at 12:00 p.m.  All other open auction contracts (Agricultural and Stock Index) will close at their normal times.

Electronic trading:  Dow/AIG Commodity Index SM contracts will close at 12:00 p.m. Metals contracts will close at 12:30 p.m. Financial contracts will close at 1:00 p.m.  All other electronic trading will close at normal times.

Sunday, February 19:  Overnight electronic trading will be closed.

Monday, February 20: Open auction:  All daytime trading will be closed. 
                                      Electronic trading:  Reopens at normal evening times.

For more information, please log on to the exchange web site at www.cbot.com

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