News Release

CME Group to Host Press Briefing Following the November 10 USDA Crop Reports

Mon Nov 09 2009

WHAT:           Briefing and panel discussion on the results of the reports from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) on Crop Production and World Agriculture Supply and Demand Estimates

                                            

                        The panel will include:

·         David Hightower, Hightower Report

·         Gavin Maguire, EHedger

 

Panelists will discuss the findings in the reports for corn, wheat and soybeans and the current and potential impacts on the futures markets

 

WHEN:           8:15 a.m. CT

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

 

WHERE:         Chicago Board of Trade Building

                        Agriculture Trading Floor

                        141 W. Jackson Blvd

 

LISTEN LIVE (Starting at 8:05 a.m. CST)

Media and market participants are welcome to participate in the briefing via teleconference by dialing (800) 860-2442 approximately 10 minutes prior to the briefing. International callers please dial (412) 858-4600. Callers should say they are calling in for the CME GROUP CROP REPORT.

 

TO RSVP:     For members of the press interested in attending in person only, please RSVP to (312) 207-2571 or Debra.Derdzinski@cmegroup.com. Broadcast media please contact Alex Collins at (312) 341-5808 or Alexander.Collins@cmegroup.com

 

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