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NASDAQ #dreamBIG Day Celebrating Tweets From the World's Dreamers


NASDAQ MarketSite Studio to Transform Into Platform for Twitter and Vine Users to Share #dreamBIG Success Stories

Z100, New York's Largest Hit Music Station, and Karmin to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell



On June 10, NASDAQ will celebrate dreamers and doers across all industries – from the arts and music to business and finance – using the power of social media. During the Opening Bell and following the ceremony we will be live streaming #dreamBIG Tweets, Twitpics and Vine videos on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower in Times Square and in the NASDAQ MarketSite Broadcast Studio. #dreamBIG is NASDAQ initiative about celebrating the success of making dreams a reality!

Since its inception NASDAQ has provided a platform for innovative ideas to come to life. Karmin exemplifies NASDAQ's #dreamBIG campaign.  In April of 2011 Karmin ignited the blogosphere when they posted a cover of Chris Brown's "Look At Me Now" on YouTube demonstrating their musical talents – 2 years later, they have become a worldwide sensation and will join Z100, New York's largest hit music station, to ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell on behalf of all of the followers who #dreamBIG.

View the livestream of #dreamBIG success stories: NASDAQ #dreamBIG


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, June 10, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET      

NASDAQ Contact:

Joshua Machiz

(212) 231-5614

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About NASDAQ OMX Group:

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 U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 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-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% 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 3,300 listed companies worth $6 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 Follow us on Facebook ( and Twitter ( (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)


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