The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. delivers trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, and public company services worldwide. It offers trading across various asset classes, including cash equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products, and exchange traded funds; market data products, financial indexes, capital formation solutions, financial services and market technology products and services, as well as clearing, settlement, and depository services. The company also provides trade reporting and trade comparison services, and risk management services; broker services comprising technology and customized securities administration solutions to financial participants. In addition, it offers global listing services; technology solutions for trading, clearing, settlement, and information dissemination; and facility management integration, surveillance solutions, and advisory services, as well as develops and licenses NASDAQ OMX branded indexes, associated derivatives, and financial products. As of December 31, 2011, the company had approximately 3,500 listed securities on The NASDAQ Stock Market. It offers approximately 2,600 indexes. The NASDAQ OMX Group offers technology solutions to approximately 70 exchanges, clearing organizations, and central securities depositories in approximately 50 countries. The company was formerly known as The Nasdaq Stock Market, Inc. and changed its name to The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. in February 2008. The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. was founded in 1971 and is based in New York, New York.