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NASDAQ OMX Remembers September 11th Victims and Recognizes the Obama Administration's Proclamation of September as National Preparedness Month

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ADVISORY, Sept. 9, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

On Friday, September 10th 2010, NASDAQ OMX® U.S. markets will observe a moment of silence at 10:29 a.m., Eastern Time (ET) in honor of September 11th victims and their families.

In addition, NASDAQ OMX will host commemorative opening and closing bell ceremonies in remembrance of the victims and their families that include the following:

  • FDNY Foundation;
  • National September 11 Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center;
  • Post 911 Foundation;
  • Tuesday's Children

On Saturday, September 11th NASDAQ OMX, will air the World Trade Center 9/11 ceremony on its Tower throughout the day and display a commemorative message.

When:

Friday, September 10th 2010 – commemorative open and closing bell ceremonies and trading moment of silence from 10:29-10:30 a.m.

Saturday, September 11th 2010 beginning at 8:30 a.m. (ET) Commemorative Message and WTC 9/11 ceremony on NASDAQ Tower.

Feed information 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

About The NASDAQ OMX Group

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 approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, including First North, NASDAQ OMX Baltic 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 www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).

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