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Seeds of Peace to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Seeds of Peace, an organization that equips leaders in communities divided by conflict with the skills and relationships they need to accelerate social, economic, and political changes essential for peace, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Eric Tanner, Chair of the Seeds of Peace Young Leadership Committee will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, August 24, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Seeds of Peace Media Contact:

Eric Kapenga

(212) 573-8040

eric@seedsofpeace.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Will Briganti

(646) 441-5012

william.briganti@nasdaq.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

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or 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 Seeds of Peace:

Seeds of Peace inspires and cultivates new generations of global leaders in communities divided by conflict. We equip them with the skills and relationships they need to accelerate social, economic, and political changes essential for peace. The Seeds of Peace experience starts for promising leaders with a transformational three-week camp session in Maine that provides them with an otherwise impossible opportunity to meet their historic enemies face-to-face. Year-round regional programs focused on leadership development enables this foundational Camp experience to take root at home. Our leadership network now encompasses over 6,000 alumni throughout the Middle East, South Asia, Europe, and the United States. - See more at: http://www.seedsofpeace.org

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, 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 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.