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Super Stock Jockey to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Aug. 14, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Super Stock Jockey will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the launch of stock trading tournaments on Facebook, which give game players the opportunity to compete for cash and prizes in a risk-free competitive trading environment. Super Stock Jockey is the first interactive social gaming platform of its kind to give players access to real-time market data while they compete against their family, friends and the broader trading community.

Game players or "Stock Jockeys" also benefit from learning about core trading disciplines, trading and investment strategies, money management and risk tolerance.

In honor of the occasion, Philip Ittleson, CEO will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:

Dini von Mueffling

(917) 494-4096

Dini@h-vm.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Super Stock Jockey (Tournament Trading Technologies Ltd.):

Tournament Trading Technologies is an interactive social gaming platform that allows users to "play" the markets through its proprietary trading platform. Using standard tournament format, traders are able to compete for cash prizes while trading the markets against other tournament players to see who does the best. Trade to Win!

Based in New York, with offices in Hong Kong and London, Tournament Trading Technologies Ltd. is a new, highly scalable, massive multi-player social media platform. TTT powers Super Stock Jockey and other future sites. Super Stock Jockey allows gamers to test their skills as stock traders in an array of global financial Markets in real time, trading virtual stocks, bonds, commodities, ETFs, and FOREX, while winning significant cash prizes in a competitive tournament format. The Tournament Trading platform is also a unique educational tool, providing beginners and professionals alike the opportunity to develop successful trading strategies, utilizing real time data, without the downside risks of actual trading.

Since its beta launch in March 2012, Super Stock Jockey has attracted participants from over 20 countries.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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