updated 5/31/2011 10:17:20 AM ET 2011-05-31T14:17:20

ADVISORY, May 31, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

As we close out Fleet Week and Memorial Day 2011, Fedcap ( www.fedcap.org ), a non-profit celebrating 75 years of helping veterans and others overcome barriers and achieve economic independence through employment, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. Fedcap was founded by three veterans with physical disabilities who struggled to make ends meet. Today, Fedcap helps thousands of veterans and many others – including people who are blind, deaf or have other longstanding mental or physical issues; those who've been in prison; youths aging out of foster care – overcome obstacles and find and keep meaningful employment.

Christine McMahon, Fedcap CEO and President, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET 

Contact:

Barbara Rosen
Vice President, Communications
Fedcap
(212) 727-4260
brosen@fedcap.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. Footage of the new logo unveiling will be available from 3:55 – 3:56 p.m. ET If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.

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Webcast:

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

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 Fedcap:

Fedcap ( www.fedcap.org ) helps people with barriers achieve economic independence through employment. Operating in New York, New Jersey, and Washington, DC, Fedcap provides tailored assessment, training, job-placement and support services. Among the country's largest preferred-source bidders, Fedcap also owns and actively expands competitive businesses for the express purpose of employing people with barriers (current workforce is 1,000; current revenue is $80M.) Each year, Fedcap helps thousands of people – including veterans, the formerly incarcerated, at-risk youth, people who are blind or deaf, and many others – overcome obstacles, rebuild their lives, and find and keep meaningful employment. For more information, visit www.fedcap.org . Follow Fedcap on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/fedcap ) and Twitter ( http://twitter.com/#!/FedcapNYC ).

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 more than 3,500 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/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653 ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx ). 

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