ADVISORY, Sept. 9, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: NASDAQ OMX requests that the trading community refrain from trading for a moment of silence between 10:29 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. (representing the fall of the North Tower) on Friday September 11th 2009 to remember those who lost their lives on that tragic day. Also, in recognition of the new federal designation of September 11th as a National Day of Service and Remembrance by the Obama Administration, NASDAQ OMX will conduct a number of commemorative activities during the day. A commemorative message will be broadcast on the NASDAQ Tower from 10:29 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. during NASDAQ OMX's moment of silence and throughout the day. In addition, NASDAQ OMX will air the WTC 9/11 ceremony on its Tower throughout the day and host commemorative bell ceremonies. -- FDNY Foundation; -- NYPD Emergency Service Unit; -- National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center; -- September 11th Families' Association; -- MyGoodDeed.org; -- USO of Metropolitan New York; -- Tuesday's Children When: Friday, September 11th 2009 10:29 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. - NASDAQ Moment of Silence - Commemorative Message on NASDAQ Tower. (Message will be available on the tower starting at 10:20 a.m.) Feed information for the NASDAQ MarketSite Tower - marking the moment of silence, the September 11 Commemoration ceremonies will be made available via Waterfront 1623 throughout the day. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite / NASDAQ Tower 4 Times Square (corner of 43rd and Broadway) Contact: NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; mobile - 347.219.9539 Jolene.Libretto@nasdaqomx.com
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