CME Group Inc.
S&P 500 Component
||Security & commodity exchanges
||Chicago, Illinois, The USA
||Terrence A. Duffy
(Executive Chairman & President)
US$3 billion (2010),
US$2.56 billion (2008)
US$1.83 billion (2010),
US$1.58 billion (2008)
US$0.95 billion (2010),
US$0.72 billion (2008)
US$38 billion (2010),
US$48.13 billion (2008)
US$20 billion (2010),
US$18.69 billion (2008)
||The Kansas City Board of Trade, The Chicago Mercantile Exchange, The Chicago Board of Trade, The New York Mercantile Exchange, The Dow Jones Indexes (90% ownership), COMEX
CME Group Inc. (Chicago Mercantile Exchange) is the world's largest futures exchange company. It owns and operates large derivatives and futures exchanges in Chicago and New York City, as well as online trading platforms. It also owns the Dow Jones stock and financial indexes, and CME Clearing Services, which provides settlement and clearing of exchange trades. The exchange-traded derivative contracts include futures and options based on interest rates, equity indexes, foreign exchange, energy, agricultural commodities, rare and precious metals, weather, and real estate. It has been described by The Economist as "The biggest financial exchange you have never heard of".
The corporate world headquarters are in Chicago in the Loop. The corporation was formed by the 2007 merger of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) and the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT). On March 17, 2008, CME Group announced it had acquired NYMEX Holdings, Inc., the parent company of the New York Mercantile Exchange and Commodity Exchange, Inc (COMEX). The acquisition was formally completed on August 22, 2008. The four exchanges now operate as designated contract markets (DCM) of the CME Group.
On February 10, 2010, CME announced its purchase of 90% of Dow Jones Indexes, including the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
CME Group also owns a minority stake in BM&F Bovespa, the São Paulo, Brazil based exchange operator.
On October 17, 2012, CME announced it was acquiring the Kansas City Board of Trade for $126 Million in cash. KCBOT is the dominant venue for the sell of hard red winter wheat. The Chicago Board of Trade is the leading producer of soft red winter wheat.
See also 
External links 
Managing Risk at CME Group - How It All Works
Welcome to the CME Group: Where the World Comes to Manage Risk.
CME Group: How the World Advances
CME Group: How the World Advances.
CME School of Futures: Introduction to CME Group's Currency Futures (FX)
Introduced in 1972, currency futures, also known as FX futures, were the first financial futures contracts. Today, FX trading is the largest market in the wo...
CMEGroup's Terry Duffy Questions Why Individual Responsible for MF Global Is Not Held Accountable
From Congressional Testimony to the House Agricultural Committee on May 21, 2013.
Why work at CME Group?
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MrTopStep Salutes the VETS on the CME Group Trading floor
Every year the CME Saultes the VETs. As they come on the floor all traders, order fillers, desk people and clerks cheer the vets on.
Phupinder Gill, CEO, CME Group
CME Group BPM Case Study, Part 1
Business Process Management (BPM) Case Study, CME Group Part 1: Intro to CME Group John Verburgt, Director of BPM, and Brian Toba, Director, Regulatory & Exc...
Thu, 23 May 2013 18:43:22 -0700
CME Group (NASDAQ: CME ) is staying consistent for the moment in terms of shareholder payouts. The company has declared a dividend for its Q2 of $0.45 per share, to be paid on June 25 to shareholders of record as of June 10. That amount matches CME ...
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Thu, 23 May 2013 14:50:32 -0700
CHICAGO, May 23, 2013 — /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, today declared a second-quarter dividend of $0.45 per share, payable June 25, 2013, to shareholders of record as of June 10, 2013.
MarketWatch (press release)
Thu, 23 May 2013 08:49:12 -0700
CHICAGO, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) and CME Group (CME) have announced that, as part of an agreement between the exchanges, CBOE today began disseminating values for a new volatility ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 17:11:41 -0700
CHICAGO May 20 (Reuters) - The trustee liquidating MF Global has sold a collection of the bankrupt broker's CME Group memberships for amounts below recent selling prices, according to a list of transactions published by the exchange on Monday.
The Herald | HeraldOnline.com
Wed, 22 May 2013 16:51:17 -0700
As the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace, CME Group (www.cmegroup.com) is where the world comes to manage risk. CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes, ...
Thu, 09 May 2013 09:38:53 -0700
IN THE competition for most inauspicious introduction to finance, Terrence Duffy, the executive chairman of CME Group, must surely be the winner. Soon after convincing his mother in 1981 to borrow $50,000 so he could buy a seat to trade futures on what ...
MarketWatch (press release)
Wed, 22 May 2013 03:02:06 -0700
RICHMOND, BRITISH COLUMBIA, May 22, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- ZE PowerGroup Inc. (ZE), developer of the enterprise data management software the ZEMA Suite, announced today it is providing CME Group, the world's leading and most ...
Mon, 20 May 2013 04:26:03 -0700
CME Group Inc. (CME), the world's largest futures market operator, said Monday that it would launch over-the-counter calendar palm oil swaps, subject to regulatory clearance, on June 3. The contract will be denominated in U.S. dollars, listed with the ...
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