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CME Group's Risk Ranch Wins Best Children's App Award

Wed Oct 15 2014

CHICAGO, Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Risk Ranch, the educational children's app developed by CME Group has been awarded the Best Children's App Award by Since its release earlier this summer, the app has been downloaded by kids and families in 85 countries around the world. Risk Ranch is an exciting agriculture-based learning application for children of all ages.

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A must-download this fall, Risk Ranch is designed to help children look at agriculture as a business, whether they aspire to be a farmer in the future or just have an interest in learning where their food comes from. Fun and fast-paced, the single-player game engages kids with real-life content, challenging players to take on the role of a modern farmer and bring a steer to market. The app is based on an interactive Commodity Carnival experience developed by CME Group and National 4-H Council to teach youth the importance of agricultural economics and risk management.

Risk Ranch is free and available for download from both the iTunes App Store and Google Play. The app is also playable online at

About CME Group
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group ( is where the world comes to manage risk.  CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, including futures and options based on interest ratesequity indexesforeign exchangeenergyagricultural commoditiesmetalsweather and real estate.  CME Group brings buyers and sellers together through its CME Globex® electronic trading platform and its trading facilities in New York and Chicago.  CME Group also operates CME Clearing, one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, which offers clearing and settlement services across asset classes for exchange-traded contracts and over-the-counter derivatives transactions. These products and services ensure that businesses everywhere can substantially mitigate counterparty credit risk.

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