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  1. Microsoft unveils Windows 10: 'It wouldn't be right to call it Windows 9'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Business News

    Microsoft is to put some numerical distance between its poorly received Windows 8 operating system and its replacement by calling the new version Windows 10. The new operating system, expected to be released next year, comes three years after the launch of Windows 8. It was announced at an event aimed at business users in Seattle. "Windows 10 will be our most comprehensive platform ever," Terry Myerson, head of the operating systems group, told the audience.

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  2. Traders to Keep Grilling Sausages for Hong Kong's ProtestersRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Four traders from BGC Partners Inc., the New York-based brokerage headed by Howard Lutnick and part-owned by his Cantor Fitzgerald LP, turned up at Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests last night to grill more than 2,000 sausages for the hungry demonstrators. Tonight they planned to return with more colleagues -- and eight clients.

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  3. BGC Partners, Inc. Files (8-K) Disclosing Regulation FD Disclosure, Financial Statements and ExhibitsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

    ... income taxes excluding items that are primarily non-cash, non-dilutive, and non-economic, such as: with and into eSpeed, as well as post-merger non-cash, non-dilutive equity-based compensation related to partnership unit exchange or conversion. * ...

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  4. BGC Partners Updates Its Outlook for the Third Quarter of 2014Read the original story

    Monday | Hispanic Business

    ... as: Non-cash stock-based equity compensation charges for REUs granted or issued prior to the merger of with and into eSpeed, as well as post-merger non-cash, non-dilutive equity-based compensation related to partnership unit exchange or conversion. ...

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  5. BlackBerry Ltd showing new life as CEO John Chen works to 'save the patient'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | Canada.com

    BlackBerry Ltd. chief executive John Chen's aim of "saving the patient," as he once coined it, showed encouraging signs with a smaller than expected second-quarter loss, a goal to double its software revenues and talk of up to three new smartphones during the next fiscal year. Still, the Waterloo-based smartphone and software maker's prognosis remains murky for analysts, who say they are concerned about BlackBerry's steep drop in revenue, particularly service revenue.

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  6. BMO Capital Markets Begins Coverage on BGC PartnersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    The firm set a "market perform" rating and a $7.50 price target on the stock. BMO Capital Markets' price target suggests a potential upside of 1.90% from the company's current price.

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  7. Cassidy Turley to be bought by TPG, to adopt new brandingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | Business Journal

    Cassidy Turley, the brokerage that has grown up rapidly across the U.S. since it launched in 2010, is getting a new corporate parent and will soon have a new name. Private equity giant TPG, investment management firm PAG Asia Capital and the Ontario Teachers Pension Plan will buy Washington, D.C.-based Cassidy Turley and combine it with DTZ.

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  8. CFTC Chairman Timothy Massad to Deliver Keynote Address at Sefcon VRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | Business Wire

    The Wholesale Markets Brokers' Association, Americas WMBAA, announced today that Timothy Massad, Chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission, will deliver the keynote address at SEFCON V, the Association's fifth annual conference taking place on Wednesday, November 12, 2014, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City.

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  9. SoftBank Falls After Alibaba IPO Takes Away Appeal as ProxyRead the original story

    Monday Sep 22 | The Washington Post

    SoftBank Corp. fell the most in seven months after Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. went public, as investors who were buying the Japanese carrier as a proxy for the Chinese company could purchase Alibaba shares directly. SoftBank, the biggest shareholder in the e-commerce company with about a third of its equity, tumbled 6.1 percent to close at 8,207 yen in Tokyo for its biggest drop since Feb. 3. Japan's third-largest carrier had gained 29 percent between Aug. 8 and Alibaba's listing in New York on Sept.

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  10. Yahoo valued at less than Asian assets after Alibaba's IPORead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 19 | The Globe and Mail

    This Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012, photo, shows a sign in front of Yahoo! headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo's latest windfall will be delivered with Alibaba's record-setting IPO Friday, Sept.

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  11. BGC Partners Named "Global Cross-Asset Interdealer Broker of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | Canada NewsWire

    19, 2014 /CNW/ -- BGC Partners, Inc. , a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets, today announced that GlobalCapital has awarded BGC first place in two categories. BGC won "Global Cross-Asset Interdealer Broker of the Year" and "FX Derivatives Interdealer Broker of the Year" at GlobalCapital's 2014 Global Derivatives Awards which honor the people, companies and deals that made an impact on the global derivatives market during the past twelve months.

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  12. Whoopi Goldberg talks comedy, 'The View' as Foxwoods Casino performance nearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | MassLive.com

    Whoopi Goldberg arrives at the Annual Charity Day hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC Partners, on Sept. 11, 2013, in New York.

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  13. Tim Hardaway Jr. focuses on defensive improvement for KnicksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | MSNBC

    Tim Hardaway Jr. made the All Rookie First Team behind a strong offensive season for the Knicks. He was an aggressive scorer in transition with a nice catch-and-shoot touch who averaged 10.2 points a game and shot 36.3 percent from three.

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  14. BGC Partners Announces Third Party Clearing For Swaps Via Traiana's CreditLinkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Canada NewsWire

    Trades can be delivered for central clearing at both LCH.Clearnet and CME Clearing. "We are pleased to report that BGC has successfully completed mandated pre-trade credit checks, bringing together our multiple means of compliant execution with Traiana in a seamless transaction," said , Executive Managing Director, Global Head of e-Commerce, BGC Partners.

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  15. CME Group price target raised to $92 from $84 at ArgusRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Theflyonthewall.com

    CME Group price target raised to $92 from $84 at Argus Argus increased its price target on CME as the firm expects the company's results to improve in coming quarters. The firm predicts that the company will benefit from renewed demand for risk management products, and anticipates that it will keep its costs in check.

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  16. California Fatal Pipe Explosion Brings More Scandal for PG&ERead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | The Washington Post

    A deadly pipeline explosion that shattered a California town four years ago continues to rip through the state agency weighing a record penalty for the disaster. The president of the California Public Utilities Commission asked his chief of staff to resign and recused himself from the case after "inappropriate e-mail exchanges" with PG&E Corp. raised questions about bias, according to a statement from the commission yesterday.

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  17. California Pipeline Disaster Brings More Scandal for PG&ERead the original story

    Monday Sep 15 | Bloomberg

    A deadly pipeline explosion that shattered a California town four years ago continues to rip through the state agency weighing a record penalty for the disaster. The president of the California Public Utilities Commission asked his chief of staff to resign and stepped down himself from the case after "inappropriate e-mail exchanges" with utility PG&E Corp. raised questions about the agency's bias, according to a statement from the commission yesterday.

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  18. CME Group names Durkin Chief Commercial OfficerRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Theflyonthewall.com

    CME Group names Holzrichter COO to replace Durkin CME Group announced that it has named Julie Holzrichter COO. She will continue to lead the firm's global operations, a role she has held since 2007.

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  19. Cantor's 9/11 tribute raises $12m for global charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Business News

    Cantor Fitzgerald, together with its affiliate BGC Partners, Inc., raised approximately $12m for charities around the world, at the companies' annual Charity Day on Thursday, September 11, 2014. Each year, Cantor Fitzgerald and BGC donate 100% of their global revenues on Charity Day to the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund and dozens of charities around the world.

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  20. GFI Group responds to unsoliciated acquisition proposal from BGC PartnersRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Theflyonthewall.com

    GFI Group responds to unsoliciated acquisition proposal from BGC Partners GFI Group has received an unsolicited proposal from BGC Partners to acquire all the shares of common stock of the company for $5.25 per share in cash. The board of the company, upon the recommendation of its special committee, has determined in good faith, after consultation with outside legal counsel and independent financial advisors, that the Proposal could reasonably be expected to lead to a "Superior Proposal" as defined in the existing merger agreement with CME Group .

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