The financial statements for Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and its subsidiaries (collectively, "CME") have been prepared in response to the Securities and Exchange Commission's Order Granting Temporary Exemptions under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 in Connection with the Request of Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. and Citadel Investment Group, L.L.C. Related to Central Clearing of Credit Default Swaps and Request for Comments (Release No. 34-59578; File No. S7-06-09) (the "Order"). Chicago Mercantile Exchange Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of CME Group Inc. ("CME Group"). CME Group Inc.'s Class A common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol "CME". The financial statements of CME have been prepared solely for the purposes of complying with the Order and should not be used for purposes of making an investment decision in CME Group's Class A common stock. CME Group files annual, quarterly and current reports and other information with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Such filings are available on CME Group's Web site, above on this page and are also available on www.sec.gov.
CME Group is the world's leading and most diverse derivatives marketplace. The company is comprised of four Designated Contract Markets (DCMs). Further information on each exchange's rules and product listings can be found by clicking on the links to CME, CBOT, NYMEX and COMEX.