ADVISORY, Sept. 20, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Vanguard will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to launch seven exchange-traded funds (ETFs) based on Russell domestic stock benchmarks.
The new offerings provide exposure to the value, growth, and blend segments of the large-cap Russell 1000 Index and small-cap Russell 2000 Index. A broad market ETF seeking to track the Russell 3000 Index is also being offered.
In honor of the occasion, Gus Sauter, Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Vanguard, will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010 at 3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ET
(610) 503-2273 (office)
(484) 947-3956 (mobile)
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 (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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Vanguard, headquartered in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, is one of the world's largest investment management companies and a leading provider of company-sponsored retirement plan services. Vanguard manages nearly $1.4 trillion in U.S. mutual fund assets. Vanguard offers more than 160 funds to U.S. investors and more than 50 additional funds in non-U.S. markets.
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