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The RBC Decathlon to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

June 19, 2014



ADVISORY, June 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The RBC Decathlon, an event that combine athletics, the financial services industry, and charitable giving to raise millions annually for cancer research, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The RBC Decathlon takes place this Sunday, June 22nd.

In honor of the occasion, U.S.Olympic decathletes Dan O'Brien – gold medalist in 1996 - and Dave Johnson – bronze medalist 1992 - will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & BroadwayBroadcast Studio

When:

Friday, June 20, 20149:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET         

The RBC Decathlon Contact:

David Maloney

(212) 262-4040

dave@thedecathlon.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310 

Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening 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 Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About The RBC Decathlon:

In 2008, Dave Maloney and Marc Hodulich began a friendly competition among friends and co-workers and quickly realized the unique 10-event contest they had created had a limitless potential. Emboldened by the courageous efforts of their mothers who respectively battled breast cancer, Maloney and Hodulich turned the athletic contest into a fundraiser open exclusively to members of the financial services community and benefiting cancer research. Fast forward a few years and this small event morphed into The RBC Decathlon, raising over $1,400,000 in 2013 alone and featured on The TODAY Show, CNBC, Bloomberg, Fox Business Network, and numerous national publications including Sports Illustrated, Barron's, Wall Street Journal, and Forbes.

Participants embrace the opportunity to compete in a diverse array of events like a football throw, 500m row, and pull-ups.

100% of donations support pediatric cancer research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, the world's oldest and largest private cancer institution. This is just one step to ultimately producing a game-changing effect on research initiatives to cure pediatric cancer. It's a lofty goal, but why settle for anything less?

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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