News Release

CBOT and Dow Jones Newswires Introduce Custom Newsletter

Tue May 02 2006

For Immediate Release

Media Contacts:                                                                    Dow Jones Newswires
Chicago Board of Trade                                                          David Rosen
Craig Grabiner                                                                        Walek & Associates
(312) 341-5758                                                                          for Dow Jones News wires
news@cbot.com                                                                      (212) 590-0533
                                                                                                DRosen@walek.com

CBOT AND DOW JONES NEWSWIRES INTRODUCE CUSTOM NEWSLETTER
“Commodity News for Tomorrow” Offers Dow Jones News, CBOT Market Information

CHICAGO and NEW YORK – May 3, 2006 – The Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT) and Dow Jones Newswires, the leading source of real-time news and information for financial professionals, today announced the launch of “Commodity News for Tomorrow,” a custom newsletter for CBOT market participants.

“Commodity News for Tomorrow” offers the latest market data from the CBOT as well as market recaps and feature stories from Dow Jones Newswires.  The newsletter serves as a review of the day’s trading activity, covering the day’s developing stories and offering a preview of what to expect the following day.  “Commodity News for Tomorrow” is emailed to subscribers every afternoon after the CBOT’s open outcry markets close for the day.

Dow Jones editors will select news and features for the newsletter, with coverage focusing on events that impact the futures industry.  Market recaps will review activity in CBOT markets including corn, ethanol, soybeans, wheat and metals.

“‘Commodity News for Tomorrow’ provides participants with news and information they need to prepare for their trading day in a clear, concise format,” said Steve Dickey, vice president of market data products at the CBOT.  “There’s no question that combining the CBOT’s market data with news from an esteemed organization like Dow Jones represents a win for market participants.”

“‘Commodities News for Tomorrow’ marks the latest step in Dow Jones Newswires’ strategy to deliver customized news solutions to its customers,” said John Hitchcock, managing director, commodities and energy, Dow Jones Newswires.  “We’re proud to work with the CBOT in providing its traders with this valuable resource.”

CBOT market participants may subscribe to “Commodity News for Tomorrow” by visiting www.cbot.com.  For more information on CBOT market data products, please visit www.cbot.com/marketdata.

About the CBOT
As one of the leading global derivative exchanges, the Chicago Board of Trade provides a diverse mix of financial, equity and commodity futures and options-on-futures products.  Building on its 158-year history, the CBOT continues to advance into the future using the strength of deep liquidity, market integrity and member-trader expertise.  Using superior trading technology in both electronic and open-auction trading platforms, the CBOT provides premier customer service to risk managers and investors worldwide.  For more information, visit our website at www.cbot.com.

About Dow Jones Newswires
Dow Jones Newswires (djnewswires.com) offers real-time news and information solutions for financial professionals providing investment, advice and institutional services, and focused information services for corporate and communications executives. In addition to Dow Jones Newswires, Dow Jones & Company (NYSE: DJ; www.dowjones.com) publishes The Wall Street Journal and its international and online editions, Barron's and the Far Eastern Economic Review, Dow Jones Indexes, MarketWatch, and the Ottaway group of community newspapers. Dow Jones is co-owner with Reuters Group of Factiva and with Hearst of SmartMoney. Dow Jones also provides news content to CNBC and radio stations in the U.S.

Forward Looking Statements
In this release, our use of the words “may,” “should,” “could,” “expects,” “plans,” “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “predicts,” “potential” or continue” or other comparable terminology is intended to identify forward-looking statements.  These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks, uncertainties and assumptions that are difficult to predict.  Therefore, actual outcomes and results may differ materially from what is expressed or implied in any forward-looking statements.  More detailed information about factors that may affect our performance may be found in filings made by CBOT Holdings, Inc. with the Securities and Exchange Commission, which can be obtained at its Web site at www.sec.gov.  We undertake no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

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