SOURCE: NASDAQ

March 06, 2006 10:00 ET

NASDAQ Global Funds-QQQ/MyStockFund to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

Announcement of a First in (ETF) Investing

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 6, 2006 --


What:

John Jacobs, CEO, NASDAQ Global Funds, and MyStockFund.com Director Stewart Christ will preside over the closing bell. NASDAQ and MyStockFund to announce a service that allows dollar cost average investors to have direct access to the NASDAQ-100 Index Tracking Stock. This is the first time investors will have direct access to an exchange traded fund (ETF).

Where:

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

When:

Monday March 6th, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. EST

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.

About MyStockFund:

MyStockFund is an affordable online investing service where you can purchase your favorite stocks, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) and closed-end bond funds. Our easy to use website makes it simple to build a diversified portfolio over time by giving access to the securities markets in a dollar-based (fractional share) format. You can invest as little as $10.00 (or as much as you want) in each security on a weekly or monthly basis automatically every month with our AutoVest Schedule. Investing in this manner allows you to take advantage of dollar-cost averaging and diversification regardless of your budget or level of investing experience. One-time Plan Purchases and Real-time market orders are available too!

About NASDAQ:

NASDAQ is the largest electronic screen-based equity securities market in the United States. With more than 3,200 companies, it lists more companies and, on average, trades more shares per day than any other U.S. market. It is home to companies that are leaders across all areas of business including technology, retail, communications, financial services, transportation, media and biotechnology.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Wayne Lee
    NASDAQ Corporate Communications
    301.978.4875
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220