Trade BGC Partners

BGC Partners is an American global financial services company based in New York City. BGC Partners was originally founded as part of the larger Cantor Fitzgerald organization and became its own entity in 2004. in 1945, Bernard Gerald Cantor established the brokerage service for fixed-income markets among traders. The resulting company was B.G. Cantor and Company, which later became Cantor Fitzgerald.In 1965, and Cantor Fitzgerald established the Corporate Equity Sales and Trading Division, which provides significant trading for asset managers, pension funds and portfolio managers. In 1983, Cantor Fitzgerald became the first company to offer brokerage services worldwide in the field of U.S. government equities. in 1991, Howard Lutink was appointed president of Cantor Fitzgerald, having worked for the company for the previous eight years. Lutnick developed a new focus on technological innovation in the company, and in 1996 led the development of eSpeed, which went public in 1999.The September 11, 2001 attacks of 658 employees of Cantor Fitzgerald and eSpeed, which was based at the World Trade Center. In response to the attacks, BGC Partners and Cantor Fitzgerald pledged to donate 25% of their profits to the families of deceased employees.