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The Superintendent of the United States Military Academy at West Point to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Veterans Day Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Nov. 10, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

On November 11th, Veterans Day, over 30 West Point alumni who have completed their time in service and now lead some of the world’s greatest companies will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the day, Lieutenant General Robert L. Caslen, Jr., 59th Superintendent of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, November 11, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

U.S. Military Academy Media Contact:
Francis DeMaro
Public Affairs Office
(845) 938-2006
francis.demaro@usma.edu

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Will Briganti
(646) 441-5012
William.Briganti@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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DL 3811 Vertical
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DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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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 West Point:

The U. S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year, co-educational, federal, liberal arts college located 50 miles north of New York City. It was founded in 1802 as America's first college of engineering and continues today as one of our nation's premier leader-development institutions, consistently ranked among top colleges in the country. Its mission remains constant-to educate, train, and inspire the Corps of Cadets so that each graduate is a commissioned leader of character committed to the values of Duty, Honor, Country and prepared for a career of professional excellence and service to the nation as an officer in the U. S. Army. For more information, go to www.westpoint.edu.

About Veterans Day:

November 11th is the annual celebration of Veterans Day. Celebrated originally as “Armistice Day” to celebrate the end of what would later be called World War I which ended on the 11th Day, on the 11th Month, of the year 1918. Later Armistice Day would be called “Veterans Day” to celebrate all of those who have served in uniformed services of the United States. Currently there are 24 million veterans in the United States.

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 $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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