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Empire State Building to Commemorate NASDAQ MarketSite's 10-Year Anniversary



What: In celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the iconic NASDAQ MarketSite in the heart of Times Square, the Empire State Building will be lit in the NASDAQ blue color. NASDAQ MarketSite made its debut in Times Square on December 28th, 1999. As part of the anniversary festivities, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg recently issued a proclamation naming December 28, 2009 "NASDAQ MarketSite Day". To view the NASDAQ MarketSite 10-Year Anniversary video and press release, please visit: Where: Empire State Building - 350 5th Avenue - New York, NY NASDAQ will showcase the Empire State Building Lighting on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower throughout the evening. Networks interested in bump shots of the Empire State Building Lighting from our Tower please contact the NASDAQ broadcast control room at 646.441.5236. When: Thursday, January 7, 2010 - Dusk until 2:00 a.m. on January 8th.

About Empire State Building

Soaring 1,454 feet above Midtown Manhattan, the Empire State Building is the "World's Most Famous Office Building". With new investments in infrastructure, public areas and amenities, the Empire State Building has attracted first-rate tenants in a diverse array of industries from around the world. The skyscraper's robust broadcasting technology supports all major television and FM radio stations in the New York metropolitan market. The Empire State Building was named America's favorite building in a poll conducted by the American Institute of Architects. The Empire State Building Observatory is one of the world's most beloved attractions and is the region's #1 tourist destination. For more information on the Empire State Building, please visit


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 3,700 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 (


CONTACT: NASDAQ OMX, Group Inc. Jolene Libretto + 646 441 5220

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