Photo Release -- Super Stock Jockey Launches Stock Trading Tournaments With NASDAQ OMX on Facebook Interactive Social Gaming Platform Gives Players Access to Real‐Time Market Data to Compete Against Friends, Family and Others for Cash and Prizes Super Stock Jockey Super Stock Jockey Super Stock Jockey Unites Top Influencers From Finance, Education and Gaming to Promote Financial Literacy NEW YORK, Aug. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Super Stock Jockey today launched stock trading tournaments with NASDAQ OMX on Facebook, giving game players the opportunity to compete for cash and prizes in a risk-free competitive trading environment. Super Stock Jockey is the first interactive social gaming platform of its kind to give players access to real-time market data while they compete against their friends, family and the broader trading community. A photo accompanying this release is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=14048 Game players or "Stock Jockeys" not only compete for cash and other prizes based on their performance but also "learn while they earn." Benefits of playing Super Stock Jockey include: oImproving financial literacy and learning about core trading disciplines by executing game trades using real-time financial data oPlaying against friends and the broader Facebook community in real-time, risk-free simulated stock market tournament games oLearning about trading and investment strategies, money management and risk tolerance Philip Ittleson, CEO of Tournament Trading Technologies which powers Super Stock Jockey, said, "We are pleased to launch Super Stock Jockey's tournaments sponsored by NASDAQ OMX. Combining social gaming and the stock markets in a tournament setting has significantly raised the bar in the financial edutainment arena. The best part is that for anyone interested in learning about the financial markets, Super Stock Jockey allows them to do it in a manner that is no risk, all reward, and all fun." "We are thrilled to partner with Super Stock Jockey to educate communities around the world about the stock market," said NASDAQ OMX Senior Vice President Brian Hyndman. "NASDAQ OMX Global Data Products has always been focused on creating innovative data products and services that provide increased transparency into the markets, and we are excited to support Super Stock Jockey as they launch this exciting platform to advance financial literacy." Through unique strategic partnerships, Super Stock Jockey brings together thought leaders from the worlds of finance, education and gaming to promote financial literacy and market transparency. Launch partners include best-of-breed companies in the worlds of finance, education, and gaming. They are BizWorld, a non-profit that inspires children to be innovative leaders through the teaching of business, entrepreneurship and finance; the NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., a leading global exchange company; GGL, the next generation video game competition, social networking and game news website for PS3, Xbox 360 and PC games; The Boy's Club of New York, a non-profit that has positively influenced the lives of nearly a half a million of New York City's boys through its programs and services; Day Trading Radio, the number one streaming radio station for day traders around the world with listeners in over 150 countries; Magic Jet Group, a private jet charter company with access to 4,000 aircraft worldwide, Xignite, the leading provider of market data cloud solutions, fulfilling more than 5 billion requests per month; and Trading View, which offers an easy way to create, share and embed trading ideas presented on interactive FOREX, futures and stock charts through a community of investors who are passionate about sharing trading ideas. FXCM (FOREX Capital Markets) will join as a partner later this month. Super Stock Jockey's gaming platforms are on Facebook and will soon be available on iOS. Catherine Markwell, CEO of BizWorld, the youth financial literacy non-profit begun by venture capitalist Tim Draper, says about Super Stock Jockey: "Super Stock Jockey is an excellent platform for children to develop their financial literacy skills while learning about the stock market. A valuable component of the game is the way in which it teaches students core disciplines – including money management, risk tolerance, and how to manage their emotions – skills which will benefit them in all aspects of their lives. We are delighted to be involved in the launching of this game, and look forward to a long and fruitful partnership." About Super Stock Jockey (Tournament Trading Technologies Ltd.) Tournament Trading Technologies is an interactive social gaming platform that allows users to "play" the markets through its proprietary trading platform.Using standard tournament format, traders are able to compete for cash prizes while trading the markets against other tournament players to see who does the best. Trade to Win! Based in New York, with offices in Hong Kong and London, Tournament Trading Technologies Ltd. is a new, highly scalable, massive multi-player social media platform.TTT powers Super Stock Jockey and other future sites. Super Stock Jockey allows gamers to test their skills as stock traders in an array of global financial markets, in real time, trading virtual stocks, bonds, commodities, ETFs, and FOREX, while winning significant cash prizes in a competitive tournament format.The Tournament Trading platform is also a unique educational tool, providing beginners and professionals alike the opportunity to develop successful trading strategies, utilizing real time data, without the downside risks of actual trading. Since its beta launch in March 2012, Super Stock Jockey has attracted participants from over 20 countries. The photo is also available via AP PhotoExpress. CONTACT: Media Contacts: Laura Henson email@example.com +1 917 539-7812 Dini von Mueffling firstname.lastname@example.org +1 917 494-4096 Samantha Topping Samantha@toppingmedia.com +1 212 810 9753
Photo Release -- Super Stock Jockey Launches Stock Trading Tournaments With NASDAQ OMX on Facebook
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