News Release

CME Group Rings in New Year with Trading Floor Confetti Drop

Mon Dec 30 2013


Feature, Photo and TV Desk Assignment Editors    



CME Group will welcome the New Year with showers of confetti at the close of trading on the Chicago trading floors.



Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013


Financial floor – Noon CST


Suggested arrival for media – 11:45 a.m.


Grains floor – 1:15 p.m. CST


Suggested arrival for media – 1:00 p.m.


All members of the media must present valid press credentials to be admitted onto trading floors. All video crews must have a valid Certificate of Insurance.



Chicago Board of Trade, 333 S. LaSalle St. Chicago, Ill



Please contact Nina Yoo at or (312) 435-3545. Media must RSVP by 11 a.m. on December 31. 


Use of flash and/or lights will not be permitted. 

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.

CME Group is a trademark of CME Group Inc. The Globe Logo, CME, Globex and Chicago Mercantile Exchange are trademarks of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc.  CBOT and the Chicago Board of Trade are trademarks of the Board of Trade of the City of Chicago, Inc.  NYMEX, New York Mercantile Exchange and ClearPort are registered trademarks of New York Mercantile Exchange, Inc.  COMEX is a trademark of Commodity Exchange, Inc.  KCBOT, KCBT and Kansas City Board of Trade are trademarks of The Board of Trade of Kansas City, Missouri, Inc.  All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. Further information about CME Group (NASDAQ: CME) and its products can be found at


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