Compass EMP to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, Aug. 7, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Compass EMP, the creator of the CEMP Indexes and manager of 21 Compass EMP Funds mutual funds and ETFs built upon those Indexes, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate their recent ETF listing on The NASDAQ Stock Market.

Compass EMP's fourth ETF launch this year with NASDAQ is the Compass EMP U.S. Discovery 500 Enhanced Volatility Weighted Index (Nasdaq:CSF) which tracks the performance of the CEMP U.S. Small Cap 500 Long/Cash Volatility Weighted Index, before expenses. This new ETF combines Smart Beta methodologies with the ability to move to cash in the event of a market decline.

In honor of the occasion, Stephen Hammers, Chief Investment Officer, David Moore, Chairman and Rob Walker, President of Compass EMP will ring the Opening Bell. Compass EMP's management team and Board of Trustees will also be in attendance.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, August 8, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Compass EMP Media Contact:
Milin Iyer, SunStar Strategic
(703) 894-1042
MIyer@sunstarstrategic.com

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

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

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

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

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Compass EMP:

Compass EMP was founded in 1996 and is a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC. The firm is led by David J. Moore, CFP® (Chairman), Stephen M. Hammers, CIMA® (Chief Investment Officer) and Rob Walker (President). Compass EMP is the creator of the CEMP Indexes, manages 21 total mutual funds and ETFs built upon those Indexes, and offers globally diversified investment portfolios to institutions, financial advisors and their clients. Further information is available at www.CEMPIndex.com and www.CompassEMPFunds.com

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 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,400 listed companies with a market value of over $8.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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