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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
NASDAQ Names Companies to The NASDAQ Global Select Market
NEW YORK, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (NASDAQ:NDAQ) today named the companies that are included in its new listing tier, the NASDAQ Global Select Market. The new NASDAQ Global Select Market tier, which will become effective on July 3rd, has the highest listing standards in the world. Approximately 1200 companies qualify for this new market tier. To view a list of NASDAQ Global Select companies as of June 23, 2006, visit www.nasdaq.com/GlobalSelect. NASDAQ will provide companies included in the new tier an array of specialized services.
Phlo Affiliate to Pursue Additional Technological Applications
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Phlo Corporation (Pinksheets:PHLC) ("Phlo") announced today that one of its affiliates (the "Company") has organized two business units to pursue the application of certain of its technology base to cosmeceuticals and animal health and is currently evaluating joint venture proposals pertaining to such fields. More specifically, the initial focus of the cosmeceutical unit will be sunscreens, sports creams and anti-aging facial products. The animal health unit plans to develop and promote animal electrolyte products, pest control products and nano-particle delivery systems for vaccines.
Dow Jones & Company
The Wall Street Journal Office Network Launches Today
NEW YORK, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones & Company today announced the launch of The Wall Street Journal Office Network (The WSJ Office Network), a service that delivers the world's leading business news, information and customized announcements to office buildings on state-of-the-art, flat-panel LCD screens. Developed by Office Media Network, Inc. (OMN), this advanced network will debut in top office buildings in New York, Los Angeles, Washington D.C. and Chicago. This launch is the first in a planned series of long-term agreements with prominent commercial property owners.
Wastech, Inc. to Amend Subscription Agreement With Majority Shareholder for Buy-Back of Stock
CHARLESTON, S.C., June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wastech, Inc. (PinkSheets:WTCH) (the "Company"), today announced that the Company and Environmental Energy Services, Inc. (PinkSheets:EESV) have agreed to amend their recently announced Stock Purchase Agreement to provide additional funding of $250,000 for the purpose of a stock buy back program, repurchased through open-market transactions according to the Securities and Exchange Commission rules regarding such repurchases (the "Subscription Amendment").
Dow Jones Indexes
Dow Jones Wilshire Indexes Establishes Advisory Board
NEW YORK, June 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, and Wilshire Associates, a global leader in investment technology, investment consulting and investment management, today announced the creation of the Dow Jones Wilshire Indexes Advisory Board. The advisory board was established to address worldwide market trends and issues as the Dow Jones Wilshire 5000 Composite Index(sm) expands globally in the second half of 2006.