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The NASDAQ Stock Market to Observe Veterans Day

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ADVISORY, Nov. 8, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --

WHO: The NASDAQ Stock Market, along with other major exchanges, will be observing Veterans Day on Friday, November 10th 2006. WHAT: NASDAQ will observe a two-minute remembrance from 11:00 a.m. - 11:02 a.m., Eastern Time (ET), to honor our nation's Veterans. During this time, NASDAQ officials will ask market participants to refrain from trading activity to honor Americans who have served our country in war and peace, as well as those who are currently serving. Please note that trading will not be halted during this time. NASDAQ asks market participants to use their best judgment and sensitivity in regards to trading during the moment of silence. NASDAQ will display the American Flag on its seven-story Tower in Times Square during the moment of silence. Networks interested in using the Tower for a bump shot can do so during this time. WHEN: Friday, November 10th, 2006 - 11:00 a.m. ET - 11:02 a.m. ET

NASDAQ(r) is the largest electronic screen-based equity securities market in the United States. With approximately 3,200 companies, it lists more companies and, on average, trades more shares per day than any other U.S. market. It is home to category-defining companies that are leaders across all areas of business including technology, retail, communications, financial services, transportation, media and biotechnology industries. For more information about NASDAQ, visit the NASDAQ Web site at www.nasdaq.com or the NASDAQ Newsroom at www.nasdaq.com/newsroom/.

CONTACT: The NASDAQ Stock Market Silvia Davi (646) 441-5014 Silvia.davi@nasdaq.com

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