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CME Group Executive Chairman Addresses FIA Chicago

Tue Feb 26 2008

CHICAGO, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today, CME Group Executive Chairman Terry Duffy addressed the FIA Chicago chapter. During his presentation, Duffy provided an update on CME Group's successful integration with the Chicago Board of Trade and the exchange's proven track record of central counterparty clearing and the benefits associated with market-driven clearing solutions.

FIA Chicago Speech
http://cmegroup.mediaroom.com/file.php/202/TAD+FIA+Chicago+Feb08.pdf

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