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SMARTS Conference to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell


ADVISORY, Sept. 12, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --


Participants from the SMARTS Conference, an exclusive forum for the international market surveillance community, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. The SMARTS Conference will take place at the NASDAQ MarketSite from Tuesday, September 13 – Friday, September 16, 2011,

In honor of the occasion Graham Jordi, Head of SMARTS will ring the Closing Bell.


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


Tuesday, September 13th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET     


Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Feed Information:

The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.

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About the SMARTS Conference:

The 2011 SMARTS Surveillance Conference is an exclusive forum for the international market surveillance community to gather and discuss the latest developments and trends within the industry. The invitation-only event will be hosted at NASDAQ OMX Marketsite at Times Square, the epicenter of finance and business news and events.

The conference will include content crucial to those running surveillance divisions. The interactive program builds on the success of the past six conferences, providing a unique opportunity to hear from leading market surveillance experts, learn from real case studies and gain insight from the latest research in the field. 

Complimented by a spectacular social program, the conference will provide a unique gathering of the leading international experts and practitioners in the field of market surveillance, giving delegates the opportunity to engage in industry-wide discussions with peers and market surveillance experts.

The three-day event will include expert presentations, case studies and panel sessions which explore how brokers, exchanges and regulators can work effectively together to promote market integrity.


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 3,500 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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