Cantor speeds up bonus payouts


NEW YORK -- Cantor Fitzgerald has accelerated the payment of bonuses and commission payments to the families of employees lost in last month's attack on the World Trade Center.

Cantor and its sister businesses eSpeed and TradeSpark lost nearly 700 of 1,000 staff that worked in the north tower of the WTC, and Cantor Fitzgerald will pay bonuses to all families involved before the end of next month. Bonuses are usually paid in December.

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