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NASDAQ OMX Commemorates September 11th At The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Sept. 10, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: NASDAQ OMX has asked the trading community to refrain from trading for a moment of silence between 10:29 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. ET (representing the fall of the North Tower) on Friday, September 11th, 2009. During this time, a commemorative message will be broadcast on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower. In addition, NASDAQ OMX will be airing the September 11th ceremony on the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower in New York City's Times Square throughout the day. Representative organizations will preside over the Opening Bell in recognition of the new federal designation of September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance by the Obama Administration. Who: * Representatives from the Fire Department of New York * Representatives from the New York Police Department Emergency Services Unit * Jennifer Adams, CEO of the September 11th Families' Association and Co-Founder of the Tribute World Trade Center Visitor Center * Brian Whiting, President of USO of Metropolitan New York * David Paine, President and Co-Founder of MyGoodDeed.org * Terry Grace Sears, Executive Director of Tuesday's Children Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Bell Ceremony: Friday, September 11th, 2009 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET NASDAQ Moment of Silence: Friday, September 11th, 2009 at 10:29 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. ET Commemorative message and September 11th ceremony on NASDAQ MarketSite Tower available via Ascent fiber 1623 throughout the day. Contacts: Steve Ritea Press Secretary Fire Department of New York (718) 999-2833 Paul J. Browne Deputy Commissioner New York City Police Department (646) 610-8989 paul.browne@nypd.org Ben Urizar Marketing Manager Tribute WTC Visitor Center (212) 422-3520 ext. 141 burizar@tributewtc.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623.

Commemorative message and September 11th ceremony on NASDAQ MarketSite Tower available via Ascent fiber 1623 throughout the day.

If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also 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 be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About NASDAQ OMX:

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 3,700 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group 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 ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group 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 Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.

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