ADVISORY, Feb. 7, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Members of the trading community will participate in the NASDAQ Closing Bell to celebrate 40 years of innovation at The NASDAQ Stock Market.
In honor of the occasion, Bob Greifeld, Chief Executive Officer of NASDAQ OMX; and Eric Noll, Executive Vice President of Transaction Services at NASDAQ OMX, will be joined by senior members of the trader organizations Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and Securities Traders Association (STA);
- T. Timothy Ryan, Jr., President and Chief Executive Officer of SIFMA
- John Tognino, former President and Chief Executive Officer of the STA and the STA Foundation, and Chairman of the Board of Trustees and the Executive Committee of Fordham University
Participants include firms and market makers who revolutionized The NASDAQ Stock Market from an over-the-counter (OTC) market 40 years ago to the largest, most transparent electronic exchange in the world.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, February 8th, 2011 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
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 (646) 441-5045.
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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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 . *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook () and Twitter ().