ADVISORY, Feb. 11, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Maria Contreras-Sweet, Administrator of SBA and a member of President Obama's cabinet, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, February 12, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
SBA Media Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About The U.S. Small Business Administration
The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) was created in 1953 as an independent agency of the federal government to aid, counsel, assist and protect the interests of small business concerns, preserve free competitive enterprise and maintain and strengthen the nation’s overall economy. Its mission remains to help Americans start, build and grow businesses. Through an extensive network of field offices and partnerships with public and private organizations, the SBA serves people in the United States, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Guam. For more information visit www.sba.gov.
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 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and nearly 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.