Lindsey Vonn to ring the NASDAQ stock market opening bell

Posted By: Selma Al-Faqih on March 18, 2010 9:50 am

Lindsey Vonn, U.S. Ski Team Olympic Gold Medalist, will visit NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square and preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell.

The deed will be done Friday, March 18th between 9:15 and 9:30AM, with the bell ringing at 9:30AM sharp.

The oldest and largest stock exchange in the United States, the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) started in the late 1700′s, when brokers literally stood around under a tree, buying and selling. The NYSE that most people would recognize today opened for business in 1825 at 11 Wall Street, New York City (