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The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
First Trust Launches New Exchange Traded Funds Based On NASDAQ Clean Energy and NASDAQ-100 Ex-Tech Indexes
NEW YORK, CHICAGO, OAKLAND, Calif. and PORTLAND, Ore., Feb. 14, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) and First Trust Advisors L.P. have announced the launch of two new exchange traded funds (ETFs) -- the First Trust NASDAQ(r) Clean Edge(r) U.S. Liquid Series Index Fund (Nasdaq:QCLN) and the First Trust NASDAQ-100 Ex-Technology Sector Index Fund (Nasdaq:QQXT). They are based on the NASDAQ(r) Clean Edge(r) U.S. Liquid Series Index (Symbol: CELS) and the NASDAQ-100 Ex-Tech Sector Index(sm) (Symbol: NDXX), respectively. The ETFs are managed by First Trust Advisors L.P. and listed on NASDAQ(r).
World Am, Inc.
World Am Sponsors Missing Child Alert System for Law Enforcement in California
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Feb. 14, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- World Am, Inc. (OTCBB:WDAM) today reported that, as part of its growing relationship with law enforcement nationwide, it has committed to purchasing Missing Child Alert Systems for police departments in California that have requested the system from its developer, New York-based AdZone Research, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ADZR). The system helps investigators address the problem of the more than 700,000 missing children each year in the U.S. alone. Through its commitment, World Am has become a sponsor of this community outreach program in California.
Marc Ecko Creates New Division to Produce Interactive Entertainment
NEW YORK, Feb. 14, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Fashion designer Marc Ecko expanded his videogame offerings today with the formal announcement of Marc Ecko Entertainment, a newly formed organization focused on originating, funding, and developing interactive properties. The new division, to be headed by Marc Ecko Enterprises' ("MEE") veteran Mike Lynch, will focus on initiating and identifying innovative games, as well as working with publishers to bring them to market.