BGC Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ: BGCP) (“BGC Partners” or “BGC”), a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, announced today that BGC, together with its affiliate Cantor Fitzgerald, raised approximately $12 million for charities around the world, at the companies’ 11th annual Charity Day on Friday, September 11, 2015. Each year, BGC and Cantor Fitzgerald donate 100% of the global revenues generated on Charity Day to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and dozens of charities around the world.
“Since first established 11 years ago, Charity Day has symbolized the importance our company places on making a difference in the world and paying tribute in a positive way to the loved ones we lost on this anniversary of a day that is forever in our memory,” said Howard W. Lutnick, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BGC Partners. “We are honored to be able to support a multitude of worthy charities and causes around the world and I am deeply grateful for the generosity our clients, partners and employees have continued to demonstrate for our philanthropic efforts on Charity Day and throughout the year.”
Charity Day has raised approximately $125 million globally since its inception. Held in commemoration of the 658 Cantor employees and 61 Eurobrokers employees lost in the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks, Charity Day, in conjunction with the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, has expanded its mission to assist charitable causes worldwide.
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Solidifying her title as Las Vegas’s biggest star of the year with an elaborate event at The LINQ Promenade, tonight Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino headliner Britney Spears was presented with the Key to the City of Las Vegas’ iconic Strip by Clark County Commission Chairman Steve Sisolak, who also officially proclaimed Wednesday, Nov. 5 “Britney Day.” Additionally, Britney has announced new show dates for her massively successful Las Vegas resident show, “Britney: Piece of Me,” with tickets going on sale to the public Saturday, Nov. 8.
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As asset growth in traditional hedge funds from institutional investors continues to slow, hedge fund managers are pinning their hopes on the power of new products to attract investor assets and drive growth. However, many are underestimating the costs involved and the effect on margins, according to EY’s 2014 global hedge fund and investor survey: Shifting strategies: winning investor assets in a competitive landscape.
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ACCU-CHEK Aviva Expert offers people with diabetes a new and easy way to simplify complex calculations to deliver precise insulin dosing advice.
Roche (SIX: RO, ROG; OTCQX: RHHBY) announced today that the ACCU-CHEK® Aviva Expert system, the first and only blood glucose meter system with a built-in insulin calculator to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is now available by prescription. The device represents a significant advancement in blood glucose meter technology for people with diabetes who take multiple daily insulin injections. The meter’s integrated bolus calculator provides easy-to-use and reliable dose recommendations based on automated calculations, eliminating the need for manual dosing calculations and estimations.
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Callaway Golf Company (NYSE: ELY) today announced the March 2nd worldwide availability of the all-new HEX Black Tour™ golf ball. The product of a multi-year Research & Development enterprise, Callaway’s HEX Black Tour features a host of new and proprietary technologies that differentiate this ultra-premium golf ball from every round, white, dimpled, 1.620-ounce ball in the game. The engineering advancements—including an innovative dual-core construction, an exceptionally durable cover material and revolutionary HEX Aerodynamics—combine to deliver a five-piece golf ball with better Spin Separation and all-around performance characteristics than any previous introduction from Callaway.
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A new kitchen ranks high on many homeowners' dream lists, and Ferguson Bath, Kitchen, and Lighting Gallery made those dreams come true today for one lucky Delaware family. William and Monica Snowden were selected from over 1.4 million total entries as the Grand Prize winner of the Ferguson Dream Kitchen Giveaway contest.
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