NASDAQ OMX Celebrates Veterans Day And Veterans Hiring Initiatives At The Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Members of John Jay's Veterans Corporate Roundtable, PayChex, 1-800 Flowers, Jos. A. Bank, Avis Budget Group, Viacom's Spike TV, Sears, MedAssets, JP Morgan, Citi, Marsh & McLennon, Verizon, Drexel Hamilton, NY & NJ Port Authority, K2 Intelligence and L'Oreal will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in honor of Veteran's Day and to celebrate veterans hiring initiatives.

In honor of the occasion, Jeremy Travis, John Jay College President will ring the Opening Bell. At President Travis' side will be student veterans from John Jay, Hire Heroes USA, Four Block Foundation Cost of Freedom and representatives from companies participating in John Jay's Veterans Corporate Roundtable.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, November 11, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET       

Contact:

Vivian Todini (212) 237-8628 vtodini@jjay.cuny.edu

Doreen Vinas-Pineda (212) 237-8645 dvinas@jjay.cuny.edu

NASDAQ MarketSite:

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

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ OpeningBell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx .

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About John Jay:

A senior college of The City University of New York, John Jay College of Criminal Justice is the preeminent national and international leader in educating for justice. Whether it is in the pages of The Lancet, across from opposing counsel, or behind a podium, John Jay students, graduates and faculty make their mark on the world.

Set in the heart of New York City, John Jay offers students a liberal arts and criminal justice curriculum that balances the sciences, humanities and the arts with professional studies. Offering both undergraduate and graduate degrees, the College is unique in its mission, preparing students to build and sustain just societies by using their talents to make a difference for themselves and others. In a new initiative, John Jay's Veterans Corporate Roundtable is helping veterans successfully transition from service members to students and from students to professionals. www.jjay.cuny.edu

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, 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 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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