Junior Achievement of New York to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell
ADVISORY, May 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Junior Achievement of New York will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the final round of the 5th Annual Junior Achievement of New York Business Plan Competition, which will occur at the NASDAQ MarketSite on June 1. Recognizing the growing demand for high school level business education programs are rigorous, relevant and can be applied in the real world, JA New York and the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation once again partnered up on the Competition to seed NYC and Long Island students' interest in entrepreneurship as a pathway to economic and social empowerment.
In honor of the occasion, twenty-four high school students from six NYC and Long Island schools, NASDAQ representatives, JA corporate volunteers and educators from qualifying schools will join Joseph Peri, President of the Junior Achievement of New York to ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, June 1, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Junior Achievement of New York:
Junior Achievement of New York (JA New York) is the local affiliate of JA USA, the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers. Programs provide relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Visit www.jany.org for more information.
About The NASDAQ OMX Education Foundation:
The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
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 US 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 $5.1 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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