The Fresh Air Fund To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, April 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Fresh Air Fund, a non-profit that provides free summer experiences for New York City children from low-income communities, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Jenny Morgenthau, Executive Director of The Fresh Air Fund, will ring the Closing Bell with a group of Fresh Air Fund children.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, April 26, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET   

Contact : Jake Grinsted (212) 897-8890 jgrinsted@freshair.org

NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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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 The Fresh Air Fund:

Since 1877, The Fresh Air Fund, a not-for-profit agency, has provided free summer experiences in the country to more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities. Each year, more than 9,000 children visit volunteer host families in 13 states and Canada, attend Fresh Air Fund summer camps or participate in year-round educational programs at camp and in New York City. To learn more, please visit www.freshair.org. Follow us on Facebook ( www.facebook.com/freshairfund) and Twitter ( www.twitter.com/freshairfund).

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 26 markets including 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-55 microsecond average 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 3,300 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 ( http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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