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United States Navy to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 07, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

United States Navy will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of its 240th Birthday.

In honor of the occasion, Navy Captain David Wright, Professor of Naval Science NROTC Rutgers & Princeton University, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, October 8, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

US Navy Media Contact:
CDR Corey Barker
(212) 784-0131/(817) 374-0041
Corey.barker@navy.mil

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 U.S. Navy:

As the US Navy celebrates our 240th birthday, America salutes the men and women of the Navy for the contribution they have made to our national security.

The Navy's most important asset -- the American Sailors -- bring the Navy's superior platforms and equipment to life, and demonstrate the versatility and flexibility that is the hallmark of America's Navy around the world.

Since Oct. 13, 1775, the United States Navy has maintained a presence around the globe, around the clock. The Navy and its Sailors have deployed in peace to advance and safeguard America's relationships. In conflict, these brave men and women defeated determined enemies at sea, in the air, and ashore. The Navy's forward-deployed naval presence delivers security, influence, and an unmatched responsiveness for our nation's leaders. The brave men and women of the Navy uphold our nation's highest standards and its core values of honor, courage and commitment.

The United States Navy has been "Ready Then, Ready Now, Ready Always," for 240 years. It's our proud heritage is steeped in innovation -- a rich tradition of turning bold ideas into operational realities. From the first steam-powered vessel USS Fulton, ships built at Brooklyn Navy Yard, to the first nuclear-powered submarine USS Nautilus and the new and advanced Ford-class carriers, the Navy continues to evolve and employ next generation capabilities, boosting its aircraft combat effectiveness. The forward presence provided by America's away team is both a means and an end to advancing and safeguarding our nation's maritime objectives.

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.