New Jersey SEEDS to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, March 24, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

New Jersey SEEDS (SEEDS), a privately funded, statewide, nonprofit organization that provides educational opportunities to highly motivated students from low-income families, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

New Jersey SEEDS has received a multi-year grant from the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation. The grant will enable SEEDS to develop an intensive curriculum in business and finance for its high-achieving students preparing to enter selective high schools nationwide. The curriculum will be implemented during the Capstone Experience, a three-week summer residential program for rising ninth graders enrolled in SEEDS' Scholars Program.

In honor of the occasion, Ronni Denes, President of SEEDS, will ring the Opening Bell along with Board members and SEEDS graduates.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, March 25, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET  

Contact:
Theresa Murray
(862) 227-9145
TMurray@njseeds.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Alexa Sugrue
(212) 231-5552
Alexa.Sugrue@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

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Webcast:

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

Photos:

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About New Jersey SEEDS:

Since its inception more than 20 years ago, New Jersey SEEDS has provided educational access for highly motivated, low-income students and created a viable path for them to achieve their full potential. SEEDS strives for a world in which young people's initiative, creativity and intellect can flourish without regard to socioeconomic status. To date, nearly 2,000 scholars have benefited from its programs. For more information, visit www.njseeds.org.

About The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation:

The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX 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 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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