SOURCE: NASDAQ

July 29, 2005 17:32 ET

Federal Emergency Management Agency to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 29, 2005 --


What:

Michael D. Brown, Department of Homeland Security's Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will preside over the closing bell.

FEMA, as part of the Department of Homeland Security, manages federal response and recovery efforts following national incidents of all types, natural or manmade. FEMA also initiates proactive mitigation activities, trains first responders, works with state and local emergency managers, and manages the National Flood Insurance Program. The 26-year-old agency became part of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on March 1, 2003.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, August 1st at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

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.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Nicol D. Andrews
    (202) 646-4600

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    (646) 441-5220