updated 3/23/2011 6:16:18 PM ET 2011-03-23T22:16:18

ADVISORY, March 23, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Yahoo! Finance will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell to announce the new name of their popular web show. Tech Ticker will be renamed TheDaily Ticker, and will continue to be hosted daily by Aaron Task, Henry Blodget and Daniel Gross at the NASDAQ MarketSite broadcast studio.

The Daily Ticker will also introduce its new website:

http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/

On Monday, March 21st, Yahoo! Finance launched a new original Web show, Breakout,  ( http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/daily-ticker/ ) hosted by Jeff Macke, Formerly of CNBC's Fast Money, and Business Day reporter and former Bloomberg TV correspondent Matt Nesto.

In honor of the occasion, the hosts of Yahoo! Finance web shows The Daily Ticker and Breakout will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

Who:

  • Henry Blodget
  • Daniel Gross
  • Jeff Macke
  • Matt Nesto
  • Aaron Task

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Thursday, March 24th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET 

Contacts:

Diane Galligan
Managing Editor, Yahoo! Finance
(212) 710-3756
dgalliga@yahoo-inc.com

Brian Nelson
Yahoo! Global Communications
(408) 349-6113
bnelson@yahoo-inc.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Robert Madden
(646) 441-5045
Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:
http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Yahoo!:

Yahoo! (Nasdaq:YHOO) is the premier digital media company, creating deeply personal digital experiences that keep more than half a billion people connected to what matters most to them, across devices and around the globe. And Yahoo!'s unique combination of Science + Art + Scale connects advertisers to the consumers who build their businesses. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit the pressroom ( pressroom.yahoo.com ) or the company's blog, Yodel Anecdotal ( yodel.yahoo.com ). 

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

NDAQA

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