ADVISORY, Nov. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
SIFMA Foundation, an organization dedicated to fostering knowledge and understanding of the financial markets for individuals of all backgrounds, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
SIFMA Foundation has recently received a grant from the Nasdaq Educational Foundation. Details of the partnership will be announced at a later date.
In honor of the occasion, the SIFMA Foundation board of directors, along with four NYC public school 5th graders who invested for success in The Stock Market Game, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, November 10, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
SIFMA Foundation Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About The SIFMA Foundation:
The SIFMA Foundation is dedicated to fostering knowledge and understanding of the financial markets for individuals of all backgrounds. Drawing on the support and expertise of the financial industry, the SIFMA Foundation provides financial education programs and tools that strengthen economic opportunity across communities and increase individuals' awareness of and access to the benefits of the global marketplace.
Among its leading efforts, the SIFMA Foundation:
- Supports 4th through 12th grade teachers across the country with best-in-class educational programs that make student learning real-world and fun;
- Partners with key leaders and organizations in the field to promote best practices and thought leadership; and
- Provides the essential tools to help individuals increase their understanding of personal finance and make sound decisions that underpin lifelong success.
About Nasdaq Educational Foundation:
The mission of The Nasdaq Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from Nasdaq.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.
Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.