NASDAQ, Inc.
NASDAQ OMX GROUP, INC. (Form: 4, Received: 12/09/2011 10:20:16)
FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public
Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(f) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

MARKESE JOHN D
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol

NASDAQ OMX GROUP, INC. [ NDAQ ]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)

__ X __ Director                      _____ 10% Owner
_____ Officer (give title below)      _____ Other (specify below)
(Last)          (First)          (Middle)

ONE LIBERTY PLAZA
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

12/7/2011
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10006
(City)        (State)        (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)

 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   12/7/2011     M    5000   A $13   52915   D    
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   12/7/2011     S    1174   D $25.53   51741   D    
Common Stock, par value $0.01 per share   12/7/2011     S    2402   D $25.54   49339   (1) D    

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Employee Stock Option (Right to Buy)   $13   12/7/2011     M         5000      (2) 1/23/2012   Common Stock   5000   $ 0   0   D    

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)  Represents (i) 1,424 shares of common stock acquired upon exercise of vested stock options, (ii) 32,915 shares or units of restricted stock granted pursuant to The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. Equity Incentive Plan, of which 22,596 are vested and (iii) 15,000 shares of common stock held by the John D. Markese Trust September 2, 1999, of which Mr. Markese is a trustee and beneficiary.
( 2)  Options vested as to 100%.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
MARKESE JOHN D
ONE LIBERTY PLAZA
NEW YORK, NY 10006
X



Signatures
/s/ Edward S. Knight, by power of attorney 12/9/2011
** Signature of Reporting Person Date


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