NASDAQ Halts United Western Bancorp Inc.

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 24, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ Stock Market® (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading was halted today in United Western Bancorp Inc. (Nasdaq:UWBK) at 19:31:12 p.m., Eastern Time, for "additional information requested" from the company at a last price of $0.38.

Trading will remain halted until United Western Bancorp Inc. has fully satisfied NASDAQ's request for additional information.

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