Statement From NASDAQ Regarding CFIUS

| Source: Nasdaq, Inc.

NEW YORK, Dec. 28, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- A NASDAQ press release regarding The Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) approval of NASDAQ's application was distributed in error. A formal announcement will be distributed when appropriate.

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Bethany Sherman