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CME Group Reports Record Average Daily Volume of 23.3 Million Contracts Traded in 2022, an Increase of 19%

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Wednesday, January 4, 2023

CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today reported its full-year, Q4 and December 2022 market statistics, showing it reached a record average daily volume (ADV) of 23.3 million contracts during the year, an increase of 19% over 2021. ADV increased 6% in the fourth quarter to 21.8 million contracts, and ADV increased 7% in December to 19.2 million contracts. Annual, quarterly and monthly market statistics are available in greater detail at https://cmegroupinc.gcs-web.com/monthly-volume.

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  • - Interest Rate ADV up 18% annually, driven by record SOFR volume and OI
    CHICAGO, Jan. 4, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group , the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today reported its full-year, Q4 and December 2022 market statistics, showing it reached a record average daily volume (ADV) of 23.3 million contracts during the year, an increase of 19% over 2021.
  • ADV increased 6% in the fourth quarter to 21.8 million contracts, and ADV increased 7% in December to 19.2 million contracts.
  • CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates , equity indexes , foreign exchange , energy , agricultural products and metals .
  • In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.

Farmer sentiment rebounds at year end on stronger 2022 income

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Tuesday, January 3, 2023

The Ag Economy Barometer is calculated each month from 400 U.S. agricultural producers' responses to a telephone survey.

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  • The Ag Economy Barometer is calculated each month from 400 U.S. agricultural producers' responses to a telephone survey.
  • Notably, this was the only time in 2022 that the index was above 100.
  • When examined over the course of the last year it's clear that sentiment among producers about farmland values has shifted.
  • Photo Caption: Farmer sentiment rebounds at year end on stronger 2022 income.

CJF and The Globe and Mail launch new Black Journalism Fellowship

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2022 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is delighted to announce another Black Journalism Fellowship, this one in partnership with The Globe and Mail.

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  • TORONTO, Dec. 14, 2022 /CNW/ - The Canadian Journalism Foundation (CJF) is delighted to announce another Black Journalism Fellowship, this one in partnership with The Globe and Mail.
  • The CJF-Globe and Mail Black Journalism Fellowship is the fifth in the CJF's Black Journalism Fellowship Program, launched in 2021 to amplify Black voices, improve coverage of Black issues in the news and cultivate future Black media leaders.
  • This latest fellowship award joins the existing CJF Black Journalism Fellowships at CBC/Radio-Canada, CTV and the Investigative Journalism Bureau (IJB), which have helped foster the careers of seven Black journalists since 2021.
  • Our thanks to the generous support of the sponsors of the CJF Black Journalism Fellowships program:
    lululemon for the CJF-CBC/Radio-Canada Black Journalism Fellowship;
    Aritzia for the CJF-CBC/Radio-Canada Black Women's Journalism Fellowship;
    BMO Financial Group for the CJF-CTV News Black Journalism Fellowship; and
    Unifor and Gerry Gotfrit for the CJF-IJB Black Investigative Journalism Fellowship.

AT&T COO Updates Shareholders at UBS Global TMT Conference

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Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Jeff McElfresh, chief operating officer, AT&T * Inc. ( NYSE:T ), spoke today at the UBS Global TMT Conference where he provided an update to shareholders.

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  • Jeff McElfresh, chief operating officer, AT&T * Inc. ( NYSE:T ), spoke today at the UBS Global TMT Conference where he provided an update to shareholders.
  • He also said that he was pleased with the results from the companys pricing actions made in the first half of 2022.
  • McElfresh said that as the company continues to lap investments made over the past two years, it is realizing additional cost efficiencies.
  • He shared that benefits of cost reduction measures are increasingly falling to the bottom line and driving improvements in the companys operating leverage.

CME Group's Micro WTI Options Volume Surpasses 100,000 Contracts Traded

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Wednesday, December 14, 2022

CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today announced that Micro WTI options volume surpassed 100,000 contracts on December 13, 2022.

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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group, the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today announced that Micro WTI options volume surpassed 100,000 contracts on December 13, 2022.
  • We are pleased that our Micro WTI futures and options continue to grow as market participants increasingly seek access to our global benchmark."
  • Micro WTI Options launched in June 2022 following the successful launch of Micro WTI futures and have become some of the fastest growing products at CME Group.
  • Over 2,500 unique users from 28 firms have traded Micro WTI options since launch.

CME Group Named to Computerworld's 2023 List of Best Places to Work in IT

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Tuesday, December 13, 2022

The Best Places to Work in IT is an annual ranking of work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld.

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  • The Best Places to Work in IT is an annual ranking of work environments for technology professionals by Computerworld.
  • The list is compiled based on a comprehensive questionnaire regarding company offerings in categories such as benefits, career development, diversity and inclusion, future of work, training and retention.
  • "We are honored to once again be named by Computerworld as a leading IT employer.
  • For more information on the Best Places to Work in IT, please visit https://www.computerworld.com/article/3681081/best-places-to-work-in-it-... .

High input costs and rising interest rates top concerns as farmer sentiment remains unchanged

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Tuesday, December 6, 2022

and CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike the two most recent presidential elections, the November mid-term election outcomes did little to swing farmer sentiment.

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  • and CHICAGO, Dec. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Unlike the two most recent presidential elections, the November mid-term election outcomes did little to swing farmer sentiment.
  • The Purdue University/CME Group Ag Economy Barometer came in at a reading of 102 in November, unchanged from October.
  • "Rising interest rates combined with high input and energy costs are creating a lot of uncertainty at the farm level."
  • Just over one-fifth (21%) of respondents chose rising interest rates, while 14% cited input availability and declining commodity prices as a top concern.

Delaware County, Indiana Plans to Deliver AT&T Fiber-Powered Broadband to nearly 1,250 Customer Locations

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Monday, December 5, 2022

MUNCIE, Ind., Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware County, Indiana, today announced plans for a $2.3 million project with AT&T* to build a state-of-the-art network and deliver AT&T FiberSM to some 1,250 customer locations in parts of the county.  The project is contingent upon a final contract between the county and AT&T. 

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  • MUNCIE, Ind., Dec. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Delaware County, Indiana, today announced plans for a $2.3 million project with AT&T* to build a state-of-the-art network and deliver AT&T FiberSM to some 1,250 customer locations in parts of the county.
  • "With AT&T Fiber, our community will be even better positioned for healthy growth and new economic opportunities," said Delaware County Commissioner James King.
  • "This public-private collaboration with AT&T is both effective and efficient, and we're excited about the possibilities it brings with it."
  • "This decision from the commissioners helps to bring the fastest and most cost-effective long-term internet solution to Delaware County."

CME Group Names Winning Teams of 2022 University Trading Challenge

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Friday, December 2, 2022

"We congratulate the winning teams and all participants in this year's University Trading Challenge, who successfully navigated challenging market conditions and historic volatility across asset classes," said Anita Liskey, CME Group Senior Managing Director of Global Brand Marketing and Communications.

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  • "We congratulate the winning teams and all participants in this year's University Trading Challenge, who successfully navigated challenging market conditions and historic volatility across asset classes," said Anita Liskey, CME Group Senior Managing Director of Global Brand Marketing and Communications.
  • "Competing in the CME Group University Trading Challenge is an incredible entry into the fascinating world of global financial markets," said Luis Nicolau, the faculty advisor to both the first- and fourth-place teams.
  • CME Group provides a wide range of risk management education, including its CME Institute education hub, which offers detailed courses, webinars and videos on trading futures on options markets, as well as a trading simulator.
  • The company offers futures and options on futures trading through the CME Globex platform, fixed income trading via BrokerTec and foreign exchange trading on the EBS platform.

CME Group Reports November 2022 Monthly Market Statistics

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Friday, December 2, 2022

CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group , the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today reported its November 2022 market statistics, showing average daily volume (ADV) increased 1% to 23.5 million contracts during the month, representing the company's highest November volume on record.

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  • CHICAGO, Dec. 2, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- CME Group , the world's leading derivatives marketplace, today reported its November 2022 market statistics, showing average daily volume (ADV) increased 1% to 23.5 million contracts during the month, representing the company's highest November volume on record.
  • Market statistics are available in greater detail at https://cmegroupinc.gcs-web.com/monthly-volume .
  • CME Group exchanges offer the widest range of global benchmark products across all major asset classes based on interest rates , equity indexes , foreign exchange , energy , agricultural products and metals .
  • In addition, it operates one of the world's leading central counterparty clearing providers, CME Clearing.