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U.S. Olympians, 2014 Olympic Hopefuls to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

U.S. Olympians, 2014 Olympic Hopefuls to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell07:00 EST Tuesday, February 05, 2013 ADVISORY, Feb. 5, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --What: U.S. Olympians, 2014 Olympic Hopefuls will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the one year countdown to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, Patrick Sandusky, Chief Communications & Public Affairs Officer, Unites States Olympic Committee,will ring the Closing Bell along with US Olympians: Sasha Cohen, 2006 Olympic figure skating silver medalist Emily Hughes, 2006 Olympic figure skater Sarah Hughes, 2002 Olympic figure skating champion Tara Lipinski, 1998 Olympic figure skating champion Chuck Berkeley, 2010 Olympic bobsledder and 2014 Olympic hopeful Keri Herman, 2014 Olympic hopeful for slopestyle skiing Tom Wallisch, 2014 Olympic hopeful for slopestyle skiingWhere: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast StudioWhen: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET  Contact:Vanessa Virbitsky (719) 237-3588  vanessa.virbitsky@usoc.orgNASDAQ MarketSite:Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.comFeed 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 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 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-