MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --
What: Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY) will preside over the opening bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday August 9th, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. EDT Contacts: Joe Soldevere Press Secretary 646-831-1649 Joe.Soldevere@mail.house.gov NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal; 646.441.5220
The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; audio: 6.2/6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.
About Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney (D-NY):
New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney is a national leader with extensive accomplishments on homeland security, financial services, the economy and women's issues. She also has been a force representing the interests of the City of New York in Congress from the time she entered, in 1993.
Maloney is the Senior House Democrat on the Joint Economic Committee, which examines and tackles the nation's most pressing economic issues. On the Financial Services Committee, Maloney is the Ranking Member of Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology. She also sits on the Government Reform Committee.
Maloney's New York City district includes most of the East Side of Manhattan, Roosevelt Island, Astoria and Long Island City, Queens. After serving for ten years on the New York City Council, Maloney defeated a 14-year incumbent in her first race for Congress in 1992. She was re-elected in 2004 with 81% of the vote and has never lost an election. She and her husband, Clifton Maloney, have two daughters, Christina and Virginia.
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