ADVISORY, May 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: VelocityShares, a leader in designing exchange-traded products for institutional investors, will visit NASDAQ MarketSite to celebrate its recent launch of three emerging market depositary receipt ETFs: VelocityShares Emerging Asia DR ETF (ASDR) VelocityShares Emerging Markets DR ETF (EMDR) VelocityShares Russia Select DR ETF (RUDR) In honor of the occasion, VelocityShares Co-founder and CIO Nick Cherney, will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET VelocityShares Media Contact: Vanessa Friedman (917) 405-1897 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@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 Facebook 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 Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx. Photos: To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice. About VelocityShares ™ VelocityShares™ is a leader in designing exchange-traded products and volatility-based strategies for institutional investors. We are focused on developing innovative products that provide sophisticated investors with long-term investment strategies and short-term risk management instruments. Our success results from delivering innovative, efficient, and insightful products for a wide range of investors. We have significant experience across asset classes on both the buy- and sell-sides of the financial markets. Employing that combined knowledge and insight enables the development and delivery of groundbreaking products.
The VelocityShares Group includes VLS Securities LLC, a US-registered broker-dealer and wholly owned subsidiary of VelocityShares LLC.ALPS Portfolio Solutions Distributor, Inc. is the distributor of the ETFs. ALPS is not affiliated with VelocityShares. www.VelocitySharesETFs.com 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) -NDAQA-