NEW YORK, Jan. 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that CNBC's "Fast Money" will air daily from the NASDAQ MarketSite studio in Times Square, starting today, January 8th, Monday - Friday at 8:00 p.m.
The one-hour program with CNBC anchor Dylan Ratigan will feature four "Fast Money" traders reporting on the day's market news in front of NASDAQ's dynamic video wall in the street-level studio facing Times Square.
"Given CNBC's 'Fast Money' subject matter and broad appeal along with NASDAQ's status as the world's fastest and largest electronic stock market, MarketSite was the perfect place to base the new fast-paced CNBC show," commented NASDAQ Chief Marketing Officer John Jacobs. "The NASDAQ MarketSite studio has become the home to not only our listed companies and major organizations but to leading broadcast outlets around the world. CNBC's vision of using an innovative broadcasting approach for 'Fast Money' combined with the latest technologies is a perfect match with NASDAQ's innovative studio and one of a kind virtual graphics."
The four Fast Money Wall Street traders who will be based at NASDAQ for the program every evening along with Dylan Ratigan and the program's guests include: Guy Adami, an executive director at CIBC World Markets; Eric Bolling, who trades on the New York Mercantile Exchange; Jeff Macke, founder and president of Macke Asset Management, and Tim Strazzini, a senior managing director at Pali Capital Inc.
"There are so many great traders on Wall Street, it just makes sense to create a place for them to come and debate in public for the benefit of a broader audience," said Dylan Ratigan, anchor of CNBC's 'Fast Money' program. "For the first time we are able to take news and interviews and convert them in real time into investment strategies," he added.
About the NASDAQ MarketSite:
NASDAQ's MarketSite studio in Times Square has evolved into a symbolic broadcast icon around the world. The NASDAQ MarketSite studio in Times Square is a state-of-the-art broadcast facility that provides a dynamic backdrop for NASDAQ Listed Companies to celebrate the daily Market Open, IPO ceremonies and for business reporters to conduct market reports on developments within our marketplace. The NASDAQ video wall in the studio has a split-level design and is comprised of 96 high-resolution multimedia screens utilized to illustrate stock movements and performance graphs. The MarketSite is the home of multiple news outlets that report live up-to-the-minute financial information on a daily basis.
NASDAQ is the largest U.S. electronic stock market. With approximately 3,200 companies, it lists more companies and, on average, its systems trade more shares per day than any other U.S. market. NASDAQ is home to companies that are leaders across all areas of business including technology, retail, communications, financial services, transportation, media and biotechnology. NASDAQ is the primary market for trading NASDAQ-listed stocks. For more information about NASDAQ, visit the NASDAQ Web site at http://www.nasdaq.com or the NASDAQ Newsroom at http://www.nasdaq.com/newsroom/.
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