Youth, I.N.C. And Canaccord Genuity To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for Children) and Canaccord Genuity will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to commemorate their Eighth Annual Trading Day for Kids. Trading Day for Kids provides a vehicle for the institutional investor to improve the lives of at-risk children in New York City. Since 2006, Youth, I.N.C. has raised more than $8.6 million through its annual Trading Days.

In honor of the occasion, Steve Orr, Founder and Executive Director, Youth, I.N.C., and Daniel Daviau, President of U.S. Operations, Canaccord Genuity, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET     

Contact :

Christina Bruno (212) 401-4039 cbruno@youthinc-usa.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 Youth, I.N.C.:

Youth, I.N.C. (Improving Nonprofits for Children) harnesses the energy and talent of New York's brightest minds in business to help the city's most promising grassroots organizations deliver opportunities for at-risk youth. Through the use of a unique venture philanthropy model that empowers, develops, and educates nonprofit organizations serving young people, Youth, I.N.C. guides grassroots organizations toward long-term sustainability. Since inception in 1994, Youth, I.N.C. has raised $45 million for youth, empowered over 100 nonprofits, and impacted the lives of 600,000 youth. To learn more about Youth, I.N.C. visit:  www.youthinc-usa.org .

About Canaccord Genuity:

Canaccord Genuity is the global capital markets division of Canaccord Financial Inc. (TSX:CF) (LSE:CF), offering institutional and corporate clients idea-driven investment banking, merger and acquisition, research and sales and trading services from 24 offices in 12 countries worldwide. Our team of experienced capital markets professionals has industry and transactional expertise in 18 key sectors of the global economy. We are committed to providing valued services to our clients throughout the entire lifecycle of their business and operating as a gold standard independent investment bank – expansive in resources and reach, but targeted in industry expertise, market focus and individual client attention. More information is available at: www.canaccordgenuity.com.

Canaccord Genuity Inc. is a registered broker-dealer regulated by the SEC and FINRA. Member SIPC. Offices in other countries are offices of other companies in the Canaccord group of companies. See www.canaccordgenuitygroup.com/en/companies for more information.

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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