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Tour to NASDAQ

March 23, 2011

Date: 03/23/2011 Location: New York, NY Description: New York Foreign Press Center tour to NASDAQ. - State Dept Image

March 23, 2011; New York City, NY
Contact: New York Foreign Press Center Media Relations Officer Karen J. Newman
Telephone: 215-415-4494; email:

The NYFPC hosted a group of 30 journalists from UK, Germany, Japan, Poland, Brazil, China, Korea and Russia, at the NASDAQ for a briefing and tour of their electronic trading facility in Times Square. The group toured the facility as well as were privy to the closing bell ceremony. In addition, Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President Corporate Client Group, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc gave an overview of NASDAQ OMX and the outlook for the US markets.