SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
Pursuant to Section 13 OR 15(d) of The Securities Exchange Act of 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 2, 2008
CME Group Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
(State or other jurisdiction
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20 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60606
(Address of principal executive offices) (Zip Code)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (312) 930-1000
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
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|Item 8.01.||Other Events|
Furnished as Exhibit 100 to this Current Report on Form 8-K are the following materials from CME Group Inc.s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2008, filed on November 10, 2008, formatted in XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language): (i) the Unaudited Consolidated Balance Sheet, (ii) the Unaudited Consolidated Statement of Income, (iii) the Unaudited Consolidated Statement of Shareholders Equity, (iv) the Unaudited Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows and (v) the Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements. Users of this data are advised pursuant to Rule 401 of Regulation S-T that the financial information contained in the XBRL documents is unaudited and these are not the official publicly filed financial statements of CME Group Inc. The purpose of submitting these XBRL-formatted documents is to test the related format and technology and, as a result, investors and others should continue to rely on the official filed version of the filing and not rely on the XBRL-related documents in making investment decisions.
In accordance with Rule 402 of Regulation S-T, the information in this Current Report on Form 8-K, including Exhibit 100, shall not be deemed to be filed for purposes of Section 18 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act), or otherwise subject to the liability of that section, and shall not be incorporated by reference into any registration statement or other document filed under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, or the Exchange Act.
|Item 9.01.||Financial Statements and Exhibits.|
|100||The following financial statements from CME Group Inc.s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended September 30, 2008, filed on November 10, 2008, formatted in XBRL (Extensible Business Reporting Language): (i) the Unaudited Consolidated Balance Sheet, (ii) the Unaudited Consolidated Statement of Income, (iii) the Unaudited Consolidated Statement of Shareholders Equity, (iv) the Unaudited Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows and (v) the Notes to Unaudited Consolidated Financial Statements.|
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
|CME Group Inc.|
|/s/ Kathleen M. Cronin|
Kathleen M. Cronin
Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Dated: December 2, 2008
|Exhibit 100.INS||XBRL Instance Document|
|Exhibit 100.SCH||XBRL Taxonomy Extension Schema Document|
|Exhibit 100.CAL||XBRL Taxonomy Extension Calculation Linkbase Document|
|Exhibit 100.LAB||XBRL Taxonomy Extension Label Linkbase Document|
|Exhibit 100.PRE||XBRL Taxonomy Extension Presentation Linkbase Document|