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Copyright

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Disclaimer

Neither The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. nor any of its affiliates (collectively, "NASDAQ OMX"), nor any of NASDAQ OMX's third party information providers ("Information Providers") (nor any of these entities' officers, employees, directors, or agents): (1) has passed on the merit of any of these securities; or (2) has endorsed or sponsored any of these securities. The information contained herein is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED.

All information contained herein is obtained by NASDAQ OMX from sources believed by NASDAQ OMX to be accurate and reliable. However, NASDAQ OMX is not responsible for any content published or posted on the NASDAQ Site, including but not limited to any content that is considered illegal, offensive, threatening, libelous, defamatory, or obscene. Further, neither NASDAQ OMX nor the Information Providers are responsible for any inaccurate postings, comments, or information on the NASDAQ Site, whether posted or caused by users, employees, equipment, programming, or conduct of users, online or offline. The NASDAQ Site may contain information on various finance and accounting issues, securities and securities markets (collectively, "Financial Content"); however there is no guarantee that any information on these matters is true, correct, or precise. ALL INFORMATION, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO FINANCIAL CONTENT, IS PROVIDED "AS IS" WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND. NASDAQ OMX AND THE INFORMATION PROVIDERS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS AND DISCLAIM ALL EXPRESS, IMPLIED, AND STATUTORY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND TO USER AND/OR ANY THIRD PARTY, INCLUDING WARRANTIES AS TO ACCURACY, TIMELINESS, COMPLETENESS, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

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NASDAQ OMX may, but has no legal obligation to, remove content that it determines in its sole discretion to be inaccurate, unlawful, offensive threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene or otherwise objectionable or violates any party's intellectual property.

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Trademarks
Notice of Service/Trademark Rights

The trademarks, service marks and logos (collectively, the "Marks") used on the NASDAQ Site are registered and unregistered trademarks and/or service marks owned by NASDAQ OMX in the United States and certain other countries throughout the world. Nothing contained on this website should be construed as granting, by implication, estoppel or otherwise, any license or right to use any of the Marks without the written permission of NASDAQ OMX. Any misuse of the Marks or any Content, except as provided in this statement, is strictly prohibited and may violate trademark laws.

Other brands or product names used on the website are trademarks and/or service marks of their respective owners, should be treated as such, and may be registered in various jurisdictions.

User Generated Content Disclaimer:
Submissions Including Comments, Reader Reviews and More

This User Generated Content Agreement and Disclaimer ("User Content Agreement") represents your legally binding agreement with NASDAQ OMX regarding your submission (and NASDAQ OMX's display and distribution) of content to, and usage of, the NASDAQ Site via certain technology, functionality and/or features we make available to you so you can upload, post, and view such content (collectively "UGC") for display on the NASDAQ Site (collectively, the "User Generated Content Submission Features"). This Agreement applies regardless of what type of device you use to view or submit UGC to the NASDAQ Site.

When you submit UGC, or by using or attempting to use the User Generated Content Submission Features, you are signifying your agreement with and acceptance of all terms and conditions of this User Content Agreement.

NASDAQ OMX has the right to change the terms and conditions of this User Content Agreement at any time. If you do not agree with all the terms and conditions of this User Content Agreement at any time, including, without limitation, those times when we make changes, do not use, do not attempt to use, and immediately discontinue your use of, the User Generated Content Submission Features; these actions represent an agreement to be bound by all of the terms and conditions of this User Content Agreement, including, without limitation, any changes we have made.

Acceptance of this User Content Agreement signifies a willingness to abide by the following code of conduct:

  • You shall not upload to, or distribute or otherwise publish on to the NASDAQ Site any libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal material.
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  • Debate, but don't attack. In a community full of opinions and preferences, people always disagree. NASDAQ OMX encourages active discussions and welcomes heated debate, but personal attacks are a direct violation of this User Content Agreement and are grounds for immediate and permanent suspension of access to all or part of the NASDAQ Site.
  • Be transparent. Disclose all personal affiliations to companies and holdings in securities when submitting any related UGC.

Do not attempt to manipulate a stock's price. Intentionally concealing a position in a security and/or presenting false or misleading statements in order to manipulate a stock price will not be tolerated. IF NASDAQ OMX DETERMINES THAT YOU ARE ENGAGING IN ANY SUSPICIOUS ACTIVITY, NASDAQ OMX RESERVES THE RIGHT TO TERMINATE YOUR ACCESS TO ALL OR PART OF THE NASDAQ SITE IMMEDIATELY AND, IF DEEMED APPROPRIATE BY NASDAQ OMX IN ITS SOLE DISCRETION, NOTIFY ANY RELEVANT GOVERNMENT OR REGULATORY AUTHORITIES.

You acknowledge that any UGC you upload to the NASDAQ Site (including but not limited to: comments, forum messages, reviews, text, video, audio and photographs, as well as computer code and applications) may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and/or displayed by NASDAQ OMX and you waive any rights you may have in having the UGC altered or changed in a manner not agreeable to you. UGC may also be included in NASDAQ OMX's RSS feeds, APIs and likewise be made available for republishing through other formats.

You grant NASDAQ OMX a perpetual, nonexclusive, world-wide, royalty free, sub-licensable license to all of your UGC, which includes without limitation the right for NASDAQ OMX or any third party it designates, to use, copy, transmit, excerpt, publish, distribute, publicly display, publicly perform, create derivative works of, host, index, cache, tag, encode, modify and adapt (including without limitation the right to adapt to streaming, downloading, broadcast, mobile, digital, thumbnail, scanning or other technologies) in any form or media now known or hereinafter developed, including any UGC posted on or to the NASDAQ Site through a third party.

NASDAQ OMX reserves the right to delete, move, or edit any UGC that it, in its sole discretion, deems abusive, defamatory, obscene, in violation of copyright or trademark laws, or otherwise unacceptable.