This year's event will honor Giuliana Rancic, E! Host and Breast Cancer Survivor.
The trading profits will be donated to Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies (ABCs). More than $12,000,000 has been raised by the ABCs to date.
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 8, 2012
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- StockCross Financial Services recently announced the ABCs as their charity for their premier philanthropy event, Trading For a Cure™. This year, the StockCross Trading Group will 'Trade for a cure' by donating a majority of its trading profits to the Associates for Breast and Prostate Cancer Studies (ABCs) partnering with the John Wayne Cancer Institute. Together the partnership has raised over 12 million dollars to support the Institute's research in advancing the treatment and detection of both breast and prostate cancer.
"Our team is proud to be trading for the ABCs and the John Wayne Cancer Institute," said Nick DeMaria, Managing Director of Equities Trading. "We take pride in raising funds for well-deserving charities like the ABCs and are honored that Giuliana Rancic is part of this event. We trade for her and all those that have dealt with or are currently dealing with breast or prostate cancer."
"Our Fixed Income traders are excited about being part of such a wonderful event. Together we can make a difference!" Rob Mannion, Managing Director of Fixed Income Trading expresses about the upcoming event.
About - Trading for a Cure™
Trading for a Cure was created by two-time cancer survivor and StockCross former Managing Director of Trading, Gerry Mastrianni, who was diagnosed with Hodgkin's disease and received a critical Bone Marrow Transplant. Gerry Mastrianni later died on November 10th, 2008. Today, StockCross continues Trading for a Cure's tradition by honoring charities of their choosing annually. Since its inception, the event has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars in the fight against cancer. For more information please visit wwww.stockcross.com/trading-for-a-cure
StockCross Principal, David Gebbia stated, "Gerry Mastrianni touched so many lives with his selfless attitude, concern for others and his deep passion to fight cancer. He personally came to the aid of those who were suffering. We always look forward to continuing his mission."
About StockCross Financial Services, Inc. & StockCross Trading Group
StockCross Financial Services is an independent brokerage firm-providing comprehensive services and value-priced commissions. StockCross consistently delivers a full scope of offerings including fixed-income products and employee stock plan services. StockCross Trading Group specializes in execution services for both equities and fixed income products and has extensive experience in domestic and foreign securities with a wide variety of agency and market making services. StockCross Financial Services is headquartered in Beverly Hills with offices across the country. For more information call 800.225.6196 or visit www.stockcross.com.
SOURCE StockCross Trading Group