Inc. to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, March 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Inc., the premier print publication for entrepreneurs and business owners for more than 30 years, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.

Inc. is celebrating the launch of a new book, Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons from the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons, written by of one of its contributors, Lewis Schiff, Chairman and Executive Director of Inc. Business Owners Council.

In honor of the occasion Lewis Schiff will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, March 18, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET    

Contact:
Lewis Schiff
(347) 229-1441
lewis.schiff@inc.net

Beth McCormick
(212) 207-7985
beth.mccormick@harpercollins.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About Inc. Magazine:

Inc. Magazine has been the premier print publication for entrepreneurs and business owners for more than 30 years. In 1982, we introduced the Inc. 500, which celebrates the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. Then in 2007, we expanded the list to the Inc. 5000 in order to help readers get a broader and deeper understanding of the entrepreneurial landscape, as well as recognize a larger percentage of this important and growing market segment.

About the book, Business Brilliant:

Since the Great Recession, the factors that set the top 10% apart from the middle-class have become even more pronounced. Schiff's research identifies these factors by reverse engineering self-made millionaires thriving in our new economy.  

Business Brilliant: Surprising Lessons from the Greatest Self-Made Business Icons (2013, Harper Business), reveals the results of his research and the techniques used by executives and entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated our rapidly changing economy. The result is a new roadmap for career development better suited to today's global talent marketplace.

About Lewis Schiff:

Lewis Schiff is the executive director of Inc. Business Owners Council, a membership organization for Inc. Magazine's top entrepreneurs and owners of closely-held family businesses and maintains a blog about behavioral entrepreneurship on Inc.com.

Before Business Brilliant, Schiff co-authored two books: The Influence of Affluence: How The Rich Are Changing America (2007) charts the rise of America's growing affluent middle-class through original research and analysis. In The Armchair Millionaire (2000) describes a wealth-creation system that leverages Nobel-Prize winning methodologies.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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