ADVISORY, Dec. 31, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Times Square Alliance will visit The NASDAQ Stock Market to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the iconic NASDAQ MarketSite in the heart of Times Square. The NASDAQ MarketSite made its debut in Times Square on December 28th, 1999. In honor of the occasion, Tim Tompkins, President of the Times Square Alliance, will preside over the NASDAQ Closing Bell. NASDAQ OMX will run a commemorative video on December 31st, 2009 throughout the day and will hold special events to celebrate the anniversary: http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/news.html?d=179564 Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Thursday, December 31st, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contacts: Minerva Martinez (212) 452-5213 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Robert Madden (646) 441-5045 Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com
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 Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.
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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NASDAQ OMX will run a commemorative video on December 31st, 2009 throughout the day and will hold special events to celebrate the anniversary:
To obtain a high-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 Times Square Alliance:
The Times Square Alliance, founded in 1992, works to improve and promote Times Square. In addition to providing safety and sanitation services, the Alliance coordinates many major events in Times Square including New Year's Eve, manages the City's busiest Tourism Center and advocates on behalf of its constituents with respect to a host of public policy, planning and quality-of-life issues. Visit www.TimesSquareNYC.org for more information.
About NASDAQ OMX:
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 approximately 3,700 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 http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
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