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UPDATE: Play Sun Smart(TM) Founder, The Baltimore Orioles and Supporters of MLB to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Jan. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

A leading dermatologist with Play Sun Smart™, a program by Major League Baseball with the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) and the American Academy of Dermatology, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. The Play Sun Smart program provides information on sun safety and raises awareness of the importance of skin cancer prevention and detection. This is the 14th year of the program, which includes skin cancer screenings of MLB players and employees.

In honor of the occasion, Jim Duquette, former General Manager of New York Mets, former Vice President of Baseball Operations of the Baltimore Orioles and current analyst for MLB.COM (http://MLB.COM) and MLB NETWORK RADIO, and Dr. Ken Wasserman, a Leading Dermatologist in Play Sun Smart, and team dermatologist for the Baltimore Orioles, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, January 31st, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:

Dr. Ken Wasserman

(215) 334-1300

KEWasserman@aol.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0

DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

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

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com.

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 Play Sun Smart™:

Play Sun Smart is a program sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology, Major League Baseball, and the Major League Baseball Players Association, to promote early skin cancer detection and to educate the public on skin cancer.  These three organizations have teamed up for the fourteenth year to raise awareness about the dangers of skin cancer and how people can Play Sun Smart.  Since 1999, American Academy dermatologists have conducted more than 28,000 skin cancer screenings through this program.

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 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 http://www.nasdaqomx.com. *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/#!/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). 

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