Cantor Fitzgerald

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Cantor Fitzgerald L.P. is a global financial services firm specializing in bond trading, as well as investment banking, asset management, market data, and brokerage services. Cantor Fitzgerald is one of eighteen primary dealers who trade U.S. government securities directly with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.[1] It is headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.[2]

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Businesses

Interdealer brokerage

The firm spun off its electronic trading platform, eSpeed, in an IPO in 1999. ESpeed was listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ESPD" but was merged with the rest of Cantor's former interdealer operations, then known as BGC, in 2008 and now goes by the name "BGC Partners" under ticker symbol "BGCP."[3] Cantor owns a majority of BGC's Class A and Class B Stock [4], and the firms maintain close relationships, sharing many administrative services as well as a Chairman in Howard Lutnick.

CantorCO2e environmental brokerage

CantorCO2e, a subsidiary of Cantor, are brokers of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions allowances and reduction credits under the Kyoto Protocol and EU Emission Trading Scheme legislation. CantorCO2e is also active domestically in the US in markets concerned with NOx, SOx, VOC, PM10, CO, and global warming issues and brokerage services related to greenhouse gases, renewable energy, and emissions offsets, and other environmental products.[citation needed]

Cantor Gaming

Cantor Gaming is an affiliate of global financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald L.P., which specializes in highly secure real-time, global financial transaction processing, management and execution. Cantor Gaming offers mobile products to the gaming industry through its proprietary mobile gaming device, eDeck™ (also known as "Pocket Casino" in some properties). eDeck allows casino customers the ability to play familiar casino-style games including slots, blackjack, roulette, baccarat and poker within designated areas of a casino property, away from the casino floor. In addition, Cantor Gaming has developed a suite of proprietary casino games for eDeck including XtraOdds™ Baccarat and XtraOdds™ Blackjack. Cantor Gaming was the first company licensed to manufacture, distribute, and operate a mobile gaming system by the state of Nevada.[5]

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