This is great news. No RS anytime soon.........maybe never.
NASDAQ OMX Extends Suspension of the Bid Price and Market Value of Publicly Held Requirements
NEW YORK, Dec. 19, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:NDAQ) today announced the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ(r)) has made a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission to extend its suspension of the rules requiring a minimum $1 closing bid price and a minimum market value of publicly held shares. Given the continued extraordinary market conditions, NASDAQ has extended the suspension of the requirements until Monday, April 20, 2009.
About the NASDAQ OMX Group
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 over 3,900 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, including First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group 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 Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.
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