February 27, 2006

Crapo Rings Closing Bell At NASDAQ

Senator in New York City to meet with financial leaders

New York City â?? Idaho Senator Mike Crapo will preside over the closing bell this afternoon at the NASDAQ stock exchange in New York. The closing bell ceremony comes as Crapo, a member of the Senate Banking and Finance Committees, meets with financial leaders on Wall Street.Crapo hopes to finish work soon on a legislative package of regulatory reform for the banking and financial industry. A hearing before the Banking Committee to discuss the reforms is scheduled this Wednesday. The hearing is set for 10:00 a.m. Eastern in the Senate Dirksen Office Building, Room 538.A satellite feed is available of Crapo ringing the closing bell at the NASDAQ Stock Exchange:Today, Monday, February 27, 2006 1:50â??2:05 p.m. Mountain Time / 12:50â??1:05 p.m. Pacific TimeC-BandIA-6, Transponder 17, Downlink Frequency 4040 Vertical, Audio 6.2-6.8A high-resolution photograph of the market close is also available at http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm.