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GLAAD to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
GLAAD, the world’s lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) media advocacy organization, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate Spirit Day. Occurring annually on the third Thursday in October, Spirit Day inspires people to wear purple to show support for LGBT youth and to take a stand against bullying.

In honor of the occasion, Sarah Kate Ellis, Chief Executive Officer and President will ring the Closing Bell.

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

When:
Thursday, October 15, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

GLAAD Media Contact:
Seth Adam
(646) 871-8018
seth@glaad.org

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 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 GLAAD:
GLAAD rewrites the script for LGBT acceptance. As a dynamic media force, GLAAD tackles tough issues to shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD protects all that has been accomplished and creates a world where everyone can live the life they love. For more information, please visit http://www.glaad.org or connect with GLAAD on Facebook and Twitter.

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.