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Live from Davos, Switzerland The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell Ceremony From Outside the U.S.



What: The NASDAQ Stock Market will open its market remotely from outside the United States of America from Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum's Annual meeting. On Thursday, January 25th NASDAQ Executives along with various NASDAQ listed companies will participate in the market open. The Opening Bell ceremony will be simultaneously displayed on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower, NASDAQ's premier broadcast studio in Times Square. The Opening Bell is a ceremonial event that represents The NASDAQ Stock Market'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. Who: Bob Greifeld, President and CEO, The NASDAQ Stock Market; Bruce Aust, Executive Vice President, Corporate Client Group, The Nasdaq Stock Market; Edward Knight, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The NASDAQ Stock Market; Charlotte Crosswell, Senior Vice President, Head of NASDAQ International; Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, Capital Markets; and Nasdaq listed companies including: Altiris Inc (ATRS) Applied Materials (AMAT) Autodesk Inc (ADSK) Business Objectives (BOBJ) Cresud Inc (CRESY) E-TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation (ETFC) Heidrick & Struggles (HSII) Internet Commerce Corporation (ICCA) When: Thursday, January 25th, 2006 NASDAQ Opening Bell Ceremony: 6:20 a.m. P.T./9:20 a.m. E.T./2:20 p.m. G.M.T, 3.20pm Switzerland. to 6:35 a.m. P.T./9:35 a.m. E.T./2:35 p.m. G.M.T, 3.35pm Switzerland. Where: Waldhotel Bellevue, front lawn terrace Buolstrasse 3, - CH-7270 Davos Platz WEBCAST: A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: Scroll to the bottom of the page and click on MarketSite Web Cam. BROADCAST: Time: 1345-1445 GMT +1: (1445 - 1545 Davos) Europe Satellite: EUT W1 B2 ch F D/L frequent: 11005.17 Vertical London Loc. End Nbr: FL/GNE 5 New York The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. RSVP: Please RSVP by contacting Harriet Benson on +44 77 67 308 359 or at or Jolene Libretto on +1 646 441 5220 or at

CONTACT: NASDAQ Media Contact Harriet Benson +44 (0) 20 7825 5544 New York Media Contact Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220

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