News Release

CME Announces Thanksgiving Day Holiday Hours

Tue Nov 14 2006

CHICAGO, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME has announced the following trading schedule in conjunction with the Thanksgiving Day holiday (all times are Central time):

  Wednesday,
  November 22         Commodity futures, foreign exchange (FX), interest
                      rate and housing options traded on Exchange trading
                      floors close at noon (commodity options close at
                      12:02 p.m.).  Equity index, GSCI® and weather
                      options traded on the trading floor close at their
                      regularly scheduled times.

                      Commodities traded on CME Globex® will close at
                      noon.  Equity indexes, TRAKRS, ETFs, CPI, Eurozone
                      HICP, GSCI, weather, ethanol, housing, NYMEX energy,
                      interest rates and FX products traded on CME Globex
                      will close at their regularly scheduled times.

                      CME Globex regular open for trade date Friday,
                      November 24 excluding commodities, weather, GSCI,
                      ethanol, TRAKRS and ETFs.

  Thursday,
  November 23         Exchange trading floors are closed in observance of
                      Thanksgiving Day.

                      Equity indexes traded on CME Globex close at
                      10:30 a.m.  FX, interest rates, CPI and housing traded
                      on CME Globex close at noon.  NYMEX energy closes at
                      12:15 p.m.  Commodities are closed.

                      CME Globex regular open for trade date Friday,
                      November 24 excluding weather, cash-settled butter,
                      ethanol, Class III milk.

  Friday,
  November 24         Weather options and dairy traded on the Exchange
                      trading floors are closed.  Commodity futures, FX,
                      interest rates, GSCI and housing options close at
                      noon, commodity options close at 12:02 p.m. and equity
                      indexes close at 12:15 p.m. on the Exchange trading
                      floors.

                      Eurozone HICP on CME Globex closes at 10:00 a.m.

                      Commodities and TRAKRS on CME Globex close at noon.
                      FX, interest rates, equity indexes, ETFs, CPI, housing
                      and NYMEX energy on CME Globex close at 12:15 p.m.

For more details, CME Regular Trading Hours (RTH) and CME Globex holiday schedules can be viewed at http://www.cme.com/trading/res/cch/holiday_calendar3513.html .

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SOURCE: CME

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