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The Fire Department of the City of New York to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY), the largest Fire Department in the United States, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to bring awareness to National Fire Prevention Month, which occurs in October.

In honor of the occasion, Lieutenant Anthony Mancuso, Director of the FDNY’s Fire Safety Education Unit will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

FDNY Media Contact:

Frank Dwyer

Frank.Dwyer@fdny.nyc.gov

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Hilary Edelstein
(646) 678-2321
Hilary.Edelstein@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 Opening 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 Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY):

The Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) is the largest Fire Department in the United States and universally is recognized as the world's busiest and most highly skilled emergency response agency, providing fire protection, search and rescue, pre-hospital care and other critical public safety services to residents and visitors in the five boroughs. This year the FDNY celebrates its 150th anniversary. Since its inception in 1865, FDNY has helped lead efforts to make New York the safest big city in the nation. This accomplishment requires a steadfast and daily commitment to maintaining the Department’s core values of Service, Bravery, Safety, Honor, Dedication and Preparedness. To that end, FDNY members are sworn to serve and protect life and property.

FDNY not only responds to more than a million emergencies every year, its personnel also strive to prevent them by continually educating the public in fire, life safety and disaster preparedness, along with enforcing public safety codes.

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:NASDAQ, Inc.