ADVISORY, March 16, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Jeff Maggioncalda, President and CEO of Financial Engines Inc., will ring the NASDAQ opening bell remotely from San Jose, California on Tuesday, March 16 at 9:30 a.m. EDT (6:30 a.m. PDT) to celebrate the company's initial public offering on NASDAQ. Financial Engines will trade under the ticker symbol FNGN.
With 513 listed companies from California and 210 companies from Silicon Valley listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market, the world's largest exchange company is also celebrating the 20-year anniversary of its presence in Silicon Valley.
The ceremony will be broadcast live on the NASDAQ seven story high Tower in Times Square and via satellite to national and international media.
The Opening Bell is a ceremonial event that represents NASDAQ's virtual market model. As a result, NASDAQ can be opened from any location bringing together investors and market participants from around the world to mark the beginning of the trading day.
Jeff Maggioncalda, President and CEO Financial Engines, Inc.; Bob Greifeld, Chairman, NASDAQ OMX
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 at 9:30 a.m. EDT (6:30 a.m. PDT)
San Jose City Hall Rotunda – 200 East Santa Clara St, San Jose, CA 95113
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. EDT on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. EDT 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 Financial Engines Inc. (FNGN):
Financial Engines is an independent investment advisor that provides personalized retirement plans for saving, investing, and retirement income. Financial Engines offers both online advice and professional management to meet the needs of different investors. Financial Engines works with large U.S. employers and retirement plan providers to make retirement help available to millions of American workers.
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 over 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 http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook(http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
CONTACT: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com Financial Engines, Inc. Asma Emneina (650) 565-7791 M: (650) 387-2233