News Release

CME Group to Host a Four-Part Online Series for Careers in the Futures Industry

Tue Nov 18 2008

CHICAGO, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CME Group, the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange, today announced it will host a four-part online series called Careers in the Futures Industry that will feature representatives from across the futures industry.

The series is targeted at both graduate and undergraduate students, as well as those looking to explore a career in the futures industry. Each session will focus on a specific category of interest, as well as the skills and experience the companies in this industry look for when building their teams. The sessions will cover:

  -- Trading and Technology -- Thursday, Nov. 20, 4:30-5:30 p.m. (all times
     Central)
  -- Sales and Marketing -- Monday, Dec. 1, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
  -- Clearing and Risk Management/Audits -- Wednesday, Dec. 3, 4:30-5:30
     p.m. and
  -- Finance, Investor Relations and Mergers & Acquisitions -- Thursday,
     Dec. 4, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

Those interested may sign up at http://www.cmegroup.com/careerseries. The sessions will also be archived on the CME Group Web site for later viewing.

CME Group (http://www.cmegroup.com/) is the world's largest and most diverse derivatives exchange. Building on the heritage of CME, CBOT and NYMEX, CME Group serves the risk management needs of customers around the globe. As an international marketplace, CME Group brings buyers and sellers together on the CME Globex electronic trading platform and on trading floors in Chicago and New York. By acting as the buyer to every seller and the seller to every buyer, CME Clearing virtually eliminates counterparty credit risk. CME Clearing also offers $7 billion in financial safeguards to help mitigate systemic risk, providing the security and confidence market participants need to operate, invest and grow. CME Group offers the widest range of benchmark products available across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, metals, and alternative investment products such as weather and real estate. CME Group is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol "CME".

The Globe logo, CME, Chicago Mercantile Exchange, CME Group, Globex and E-mini, are trademarks of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. CBOT and Chicago Board of Trade are trademarks of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago. NYMEX, New York Mercantile Exchange, and ClearPort are trademarks of New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc. COMEX is a trademark of Commodity Exchange, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Further information about CME Group and its products can be found at http://www.cmegroup.com/.

The information to be provided is taken from sources believed to be reliable. However, it is intended for purposes of information and education only and is not guaranteed by CME Group Inc. or any of its subsidiaries as to accuracy, completeness, nor any trading result and does not constitute trading advice or constitute a solicitation of the purchase or sale of any futures or options. The Rulebook of the applicable exchange should be consulted as the authoritative source on all current contract specifications.

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SOURCE: CME Group

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