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Nasdaq MarketSite to Become Broadcast Home to CNBC’s Flagship Morning Show “Squawk Box"

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NEW YORK, Nov. 14, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that CNBC's "Squawk Box" will broadcast from the Nasdaq MarketSite studio in Times Square, starting January 3, 2017, Monday - Friday at 6:00am EST.

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CNBC’s “Squawk Box,” anchored by Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Andrew Ross Sorkin, will continue the 20-year tradition of interviewing the biggest names in business and investing from the newly designed MarketSite.

"The Nasdaq MarketSite studio has become the home, not only to our listed companies and major organizations, but to leading broadcast outlets around the world,” said Bob Greifeld, Chief Executive Officer, Nasdaq. “Since its debut in 1995, ‘Squawk Box’ has become the must-watch pre-market show on television, revolutionizing the way that market news is being told. By reporting from the MarketSite, ‘Squawk Box’ is able to give its viewers a unique perspective on the day’s events directly from the market that is the home to the world's biggest, most innovative and influential companies in the world.”

“We’re pleased to expand our programming from MarketSite, with its spectacular street level location at the crossroads of the world,” said Mark Hoffman, Chairman of CNBC Worldwide. “This new ‘Squawk Box’ stage, home to an impressive roster of listed companies, fits our long-standing strategy of selectively locating programs in both our state-of-the-art world headquarters as well as prestigious broadcast locations around the globe.”

Nasdaq’s MarketSite studio in Times Square is a cutting-edge broadcast facility that provides a vibrant backdrop for 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 street level studio has a split-level design and is comprised of 96 high-resolution multimedia screens utilized to illustrate stock movements and performance graphs as well as display live video. The MarketSite is the home of multiple news outlets that report live up-to-the-minute financial information on a daily basis.

About Nasdaq

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,700 listed companies with a market value of $10.0 trillion and approximately 18,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

About CNBC:

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, and CNBC World, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 381 million homes worldwide, including more than 94 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms including: CNBC.com; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides live access to CNBC programming, exclusive video content and global market data and analysis; a suite of CNBC mobile products including the CNBC Apps for iOS, Android and Windows devices; and additional products such as the CNBC App for the Apple Watch and Apple TV.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBCUniversal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com/programming/cnbc.  

For more information about NBCUniversal, please visit http://www.NBCUniversal.com.

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