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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE | October 27, 2011

Alzheimer's Foundation of America Officials to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

The Alzheimer's Foundation of America, a non profit organization dedicated to optimizing quality of care for persons with dementia and their families, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City’s Times Square.

In honor of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month coming up in November, Bert E. Brodsky, AFA’s Founding Chairman, and Eric J. Hall, AFA’s Founding President and CEO, will ring the Closing Bell.

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

When:
Thursday, October 27 th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Carol Steinberg
866-232-8484
csteinberg@alzfdn.org

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

Feed Information:
The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.

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

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 the Alzheimer's Foundation of America:
The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America, based in New York, is a national nonprofit organization that unites more than 1,600 member organizations nationwide with the goal of providing optimal care and services to individuals confronting dementia, and to their caregivers and families. Its services include counseling by licensed social workers via a toll-free hot line and Skype, educational materials, a free quarterly magazine for caregivers, National Memory Screening Day (November 15, 2011) and professional training. For more information about AFA, call toll-free 866-AFA-8484 or visit www.alzfdn.org.

About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX first North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com . *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( http://www.facebook.com/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653 ) and Twitter ( http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). 

Contact: Carol Steinberg
Phone: 866-AFA-8484