Here's what they have been sending to clients.

Dear Valued Client,

CMC Markets regrets to inform you that it has made a decision to wind down its U.S. operations. This action is meant to work on or about September 30, 2008.

In order to facilitate a smooth transition to our clients, CMC's Client Relations Department will be contacting you soon regarding the account closure procedure. Nonetheless, in the meantime, you may keep on opening places on the Marketmaker platform before August 22, 2008, 5:00 pm (EST). After that date, you will no longer be able to open any new positions and will be asked to close any remaining positions no later than the close of business on September 30, 2008.

CMC Markets expects you have enjoyed your trading expertise. We appreciate your cooperation during the ensuing account closing procedure and apologize for any inconvenience this may have caused.

If you should have any questions or questions, please contact the CMC Client Relations Department, toll free, at 212-644-4220.

Risk Caution
Off-Exchange Foreign Currency trading carries a high level of risk and may lead to serious financial loss. Foreign Currency trading isn't acceptable for everybody. CMC Markets is remunerated for its services from the spread between the bid and ask prices. In situations where third parties introduce customers to CMC Markets commissions may be charged or compensation provided through the bid and ask spread.

CMC Markets (US) LLC is registered as a Futures Commission Merchant with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and is a part of the National Futures Association. Our NFA Membership number is 0356817. You may see our regiion status and history, in addition to our registered representatives by seeing and hunting for CMC Markets.

This publiion is meant to be used for information purposes only and doesn't constitute investment advice.

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CMC Markets UK Plc takes every effort to make sure that our systems are regularly scanned for viruses and other ailments with upgraded progr, but cannot guarantee emails sent have not become infected everywhere, we advise recipients to conduct their own checks as considered proper.