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CYCLE FOR THE CAUSE to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Aug. 3, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Cycle for the Cause, an event organized by the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center, will visit the NASDAQ Marketsite in Times Square. Cycle for the Cause, the 18th Annual Northeast AIDS Ride, is a 3-day, 275 mile bike from Boston to New York City that will take place September 21-23, 2012. Over the past 17 years, thousands of riders and crew have raised millions of dollars for the Center's HIV/AIDS related programs and services.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, August 6, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:

Michael Beck

(646) 358-1733

mbeck@gaycenter.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0

DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

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

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 Cycle for the Cause & The LGBT Community Center:

Cycle for the Cause—The 18th Annual Northeast AIDS Ride is a 3-day, 275 mile bike ride from Boston to New York City that over the years has raised millions of dollars for the crucial HIV/AIDS related programs and services of the LGBT Community Center. Throughout the past 17 years thousands of riders and crew have trained, fundraised and made the three day trek all to benefit the LGBT Community Center.

A beacon of hope for 29 years, the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center builds and supports our community through arts and culture, wellness and recovery, family services and life-saving youth programs designed to foster healthy development in a safe, affirming environment. The Center envisions a world where LGBT people will no longer face discrimination or isolation because of who we are or who we love. We offer a welcoming home to 300,000 visitors each year and we are committed to serving all LGBT people through a variety of programs, services and activities that are designed to meet existing and emerging needs. The Center is many things to many people. We invite you to experience our home at 208 West 13th Street in person and online at gaycenter.org

About NASDAQ OMX:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily.  Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century.  To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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