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Members of the New York House of Representatives to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell


ADVISORY, March 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --

What: Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-NY/14) and Congressman Vito Fossella (R-NY/13) will visit NASDAQ on Monday, March 19th for an opening bell ceremony. In addition to Congresswoman Maloney and Congressman Fossella, NASDAQ will host Members of the New York House of Representatives including Congressmen Edolphus Towns (D-NY/10), Eliot Engel (D-NY/17), Gregory Meeks (D-NY/ 6), Tom Reynolds I(R-NY/26), Joe Crowley (D-NY/7), and Michael Arcuri (D-NY/24). The members will meet with New York-based companies to discuss issues related to competition and the global marketplace. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday March 19, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; mobile - 347.219.9539

Feed Information:

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. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.


A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at:


To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to and click on the market open of your choice.

About Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney:

New York Congresswoman Carolyn B. Maloney is a national leader with extensive accomplishments on security, financial services, the economy and women's issues. She also has been a force representing the interests of the City of New York in Congress from the time she entered, in 1993.

In the 110th Congress, Maloney became Chair of the House Financial Service Committee's Financial Institutions Subcommittee, which has jurisdiction over the nation's banking system. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi also appointed her Vice Chair of the Joint Economic Committee, a House and Senate panel that examines and addresses the nation's most pressing economic issues. In addition, Maloney is a senior member of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee.

About Congressman Vito Fossella:

In November 1997, Vito Fossella was elected to Congress in a special election to represent the 13th Congressional District of New York, including Staten Island and the Bay Ridge, Dyker Heights, Bensonhurst and Gravesend neighborhoods of Brooklyn.

Vito serves as a member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Among his top legislative priorities, Vito is leading efforts to reduce taxes, strengthen our national security, protect Social Security and Medicare and improve education.

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