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Journal of Indexes Editorial Board to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, June 16, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Journal of Indexes (JOI) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. In honor of the occasion, Jim Wiandt, Editor of JOI, will joined by special guest John Bogle, Founder of Vanguard Group and members of the JOI editorial board to ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell. Who: * John Bogle, the Vanguard Group Journal of Indexes Editorial Board Members: * David Blitzer, Standard & Poor's * Lisa Dallmer, NYSE Euronext * Deborah Fuhr, Barclays Global Investors * Gary Gastineau, ETF Consultants LLC * Joanne Hill, ProShares ETFs and ProFunds * John Jacobs, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group * Lee Kranefuss, iShares, Barclays Global Investors * Dan McCabe, Next Investments * Kathleen Moriarty, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP * Jerry Moskowitz, FTSE * Don Phillips, Morningstar * John Prestbo, Dow Jones Indexes * James Ross, State Street Global Advisors * Gus Sauter, Vanguard Group * Steven Schoenfeld, Global Index Investments * Cliff Weber, NYSE Euronext * Jim Wiandt, Editor, Journal of Indexes Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contact: NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 (office) Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Webcast:

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

Photos:

To obtain a high-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 the Journal of Indexes:

The Journal of Indexes serves as the central forum for the informed debate of index issues. The publication includes reviewed articles by authors at the forefront of index research, the latest industry news and comprehensive index-related data. In addition to the printed publication, content is also available at www.journalofindexes.com. The Journal is a cooperative effort that is supported by sponsorship and editorial content from across the index industry. It is a highly targeted publication with a 100% qualified readership of financial advisors and plan sponsors. Originally conceived as Indexes: The Journal of Index Issues by John Prestbo of Dow Jones, JOI is a respected and closely followed publication for the discussion of index issues. Serving an informed and active readership, the Journal of Indexes publishes a continuing array of outstanding articles by indexing experts from around the world, fostering debates that help bring quality to index products and index products to quality readership.

About NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group:

NASDAQ OMX is a global leader in creating and licensing strategy indexes and is home to the most widely watched indexes in the world. As a premier, full-service provider, the NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group is dedicated to designing powerful indexes that are in sync with a continually changing market environment. Utilizing its expanded coverage as a global company, NASDAQ OMX has more than 1,500 diverse equity, commodity and fixed-income indexes in the U.S., Europe, and throughout the world.

NASDAQ OMX's calculation, licensing and marketing support provide the tools to measure and replicate global markets. The NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group's range of services covers the entire business process from index design to calculation and dissemination. For more information about NASDAQ OMX indexes, visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/.

Access to essential historical index data for NASDAQ OMX indexes can be accessed from a single source, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch. For additional information, please visit https://indexes.nasdaqomx.com/indexwatch.aspx.

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 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group 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 ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group 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 Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.

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