E-TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation (ETFC) President and COO to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

New York, New York, UNITED STATES


ADVISORY, Feb. 16, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) --



 What:
 Jarrett Lilien, President and COO of E-TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation
 (ETFC), will preside over the opening bell.

 Where:
 NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio

 When:
 Tuesday, February 20, 2007 at 9:30 a.m. ET
 
 Contacts:
 Pam Erickson
 E-TRADE FINANCIAL Corporation
 617-296-6080; pam.erickson@etrade.com

 NASDAQ MarketSite:
 Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQ.com

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Webcast:

A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_about.stm

Photos:

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

About E-TRADE FINANCIAL:

The E-TRADE FINANCIAL family of companies provides financial services including trading, investing, banking and lending for retail and institutional customers. Securities products and services are offered by E-TRADE Securities LLC (Member NASD/SIPC). Bank and lending products and services are offered by E-TRADE Bank, a Federal savings bank, Member FDIC, or its subsidiaries.