This Day in Business History: The Story of Cantor Fitzgerald and 9/11

September 11, 2001: September sadly marks the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. Being a working day, many lives were lost at businesses in the two towers. The financial firm Cantor Fitzgerald lost the most with the demise of two-thirds of its 960 employees. It had offices on floors just above where the first plane struck. Amazingly despite this tremendous loss, its leadership was committed to doing what needed to be done for it to survive.

Source: Business Insider

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