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Mentoring USA to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Mentoring USA to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell07:00 EST Tuesday, January 29, 2013 ADVISORY, Jan. 29, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --What: Mentoring USA, a leading national provider of one-to-one site based mentoring programs to enable young people to realize their potential, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of National Mentoring Month, Mentoring USA, and its mentoring partners: Eagle Academy for Young Men-Newark and PS 154 Harlem will ring the Closing Bell.Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen: Wednesday, January 30, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ETContact:Joe Poskin (212) 400-8294 intern@helpusa.orgNASDAQ MarketSite:Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.comFeed Information:*As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i. 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 QPSKFacebook and Twitter: For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.         For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.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 Mentoring USA: Mentoring USA is a leading national provider of one-to-one site based mentoring programs to enable young people to realize their potential. Mentoring USA's curriculum and mentor training is nationally recognized and includes not only a comprehensive anti-bullying program, but also diversity, anti-violence, financial literacy, arts, academic support and healthy lifestyles initiatives, including a tennis program in partnership with the USTA. Mentoring USA's program has a proven track record of success-100% of the students in Mentoring USA's school-based mentoring programs moved on to the next grade level last year and all students are expected to advance to the next grade level this year as well. Mentoring USA has provided mentors to over 5,000 children in need since it was founded in 1995, by first lady of New York Matilda Raffa Cuomo. The innovative nonprofit pairs youth across the country with inspirational adult mentors who guide them in developing better self-esteem, creating healthy relationships, and making positive life choices. About NASDAQ OMX Group: 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 23 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 99.99+% 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 (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500) -NDAQA-