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NASDAQ OMX and the Journal of Indexes Invite Media to Indexing Event



WHAT: NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group and the Journal of Indexes invite media representatives to an event involving some of the most renowned experts in the world of indexing. John Bogle, Founder of the Vanguard Group, presenting. Onsite media interviews with Mr. Bogle and Journal of Indexes board members will be available during an informal onsite luncheon from 12:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. ET. Topics will include: * Where the U.S. market is headed in the wake of the economic crisis * Problems and opportunities relating to index and exchange-traded funds innovation * Understanding intelligent investment strategy and an altered economic landscape * What to be worried about and what not to be worried about in financial markets WHO: John Bogle, the Vanguard Group Journal of Indexes Editorial Board Members: David Blitzer, Standard & Poor's Lisa Dallmer, NYSE Euronext Deborah Fuhr, Barclays Global Investors Gary Gastineau, ETF Consultants LLC Joanne Hill, ProShares ETFs and ProFunds John Jacobs, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group Lee Kranefuss, iShares, Barclays Global Investors Dan McCabe, Next Investments Kathleen Moriarty, Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP Jerry Moskowitz, FTSE Don Phillips, Morningstar John Prestbo, Dow Jones Indexes James Ross, State Street Global Advisors Gus Sauter, Vanguard Group Steven Schoenfeld, Global Index Investments Cliff Weber, NYSE Euronext Jim Wiandt, Editor, Journal of Indexes WHEN: Wednesday, June 17, 2009 12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. ET Lunch will be served WHERE: NASDAQ MarketSite 4 Times Square 43rd and Broadway (entrance on Broadway) New York, NY 10036 BROADCAST MEDIA RESERVATIONS: Silvia Davi +1.646.441.5014 Robert Madden +1.646.441.5045 PRINT MEDIA RESERVATIONS: Wayne Lee +1.301.978.4875

About the Journal of Indexes:

The Journal of Indexes serves as the central forum for the informed debate of index issues. The publication includes reviewed articles by authors at the forefront of index research, the latest industry news and comprehensive index-related data. In addition to the printed publication, content is also available at The Journal is a cooperative effort that is supported by sponsorship and editorial content from across the index industry. It is a highly targeted publication with a 100% qualified readership of financial advisors and plan sponsors. Originally conceived as Indexes: The Journal of Index Issues by John Prestbo of Dow Jones, JOI is a respected and closely followed publication for the discussion of index issues. Serving an informed and active readership, the Journal of Indexes publishes a continuing array of outstanding articles by indexing experts from around the world, fostering debates that help bring quality to index products and index products to quality readership.

About NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group

NASDAQ OMX is a global leader in creating and licensing strategy indexes and is home to the most widely watched indexes in the world. As a premier, full-service provider, the NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group is dedicated to designing powerful indexes that are in sync with a continually changing market environment. Utilizing its expanded coverage as a global company, NASDAQ OMX has more than 1,500 diverse equity, commodity and fixed-income indexes in the U.S., Europe, and throughout the world.

NASDAQ OMX's calculation, licensing and marketing support provide the tools to measure and replicate global markets. The NASDAQ OMX Global Index Group's range of services covers the entire business process from index design to calculation and dissemination. For more information about NASDAQ OMX indexes, visit

Access to essential historical index data for NASDAQ OMX indexes can be accessed from a single source, NASDAQ OMX Global Index Watch. For additional information, please visit


The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit


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