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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Barnum's FUNundrum and Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell


ADVISORY, March 11, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


The ALL-NEW Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Barnum's FUNundrum will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

Prior to the NASDAQ Closing Bell, Ringling Bros. Comical Clowns and Skyscraping Stilt Walkers will "Spring Forward" by moving the clock hands of a Giant-Sized Clock to remind New Yorkers and the financial markets to set their clocks ahead this weekend for Daylight Savings Time.

In honor of the occasion, Ringmaster Johnathan Lee Iverson will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell.


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


Friday, March 12th, 2010

2:30 p.m. - Spring Forward

3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET – Market Close


Hillary Herskowitz

(212) 537-9444

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jolene Libretto

(646) 441-5220

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). 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 Closing Bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.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 Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Barnum's FUNundrum:

Barnum's FUNundrum is a monumental, once-in-a-lifetime event that celebrates the 200th anniversary of the birth of the legendary P.T. Barnum, the Greatest Showman on Earth.

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