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Representative From Retailer Health Ratings and Consensus Advisors to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Michael O'Hara, CEO of Consensus Advisors, to preside over the Opening Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Wednesday, June 23, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET


Jen Dowd

BackBay Communications


NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jolene Libretto

(646) 441-5220

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. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

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.

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About Consensus Advisors:

Consensus Advisors is a boutique investment banking and financial advisory firm based in Boston. Consensus focuses on complex transactions for companies undergoing significant transformation of their business models. Consensus professionals have decades of relevant industry experience representing and advising companies, entrepreneurs, investors, creditors and lenders in financial and brand equity transactions. They have extensive relationships with multiple resources necessary to help companies at every stage of development including commercial banks, private equity, venture capital and hedge funds, factors, investors in distressed assets, and real property and equipment lessors. Consensus approaches each engagement with discipline, diligence and confidentiality. All of the firm's senior professionals have extensive advisory backgrounds, as well as years of experience as senior executives or principals of one or more operating companies.

About The Retailer Health Ratings:

The Consensus Retailer Health Ratings™ give Boards of Directors, management, investors and other stakeholders a useful benchmarking tool that provides essential context to retailer comp store sales data. The RHRs measure and compare retailers over a five-year period with regard to their: Healthy Growth, Asset Utilization, Pricing Power, Balance Sheet Strength. The report lists an overall Retailer Health Rating for each retailer and separately rates them in the four component categories. Retailers are assigned scores and placed in one of five tiers. To obtain the Retailer Health Rating Annual Report please go to


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 more than 3,600 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 *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter (


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