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Sandra Bernhard's Trading Day

Celebs unite for a storied 9/11 tradition.

Sep 12, 2013 | 11:59 AM

Comedian, singer, actress, and author Sandra Bernhard added another talent to her resume today: stock trader. She joined actress Julianne Moore, tennis legend Billie Jean King, and others for the third annual Cantor Charity Day.

 

Cantor Fitzgerald, the trading firm, was once located in the World Trade Center, and lost 658 employees on September 11. Every year, they donate 100 percent of their daily earnings to a variety of good causes, and special guest traders like Bernhard are pivotal in raising money. The full list of participating charities can be found on Cantor Fitzgerald's page.

 

This event is part of a larger effort to help with other disasters, like Hurricane Sandy and the tsunami of 2004. The Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund has raised over $180 million to date, and donations are always accepted.

 

Olympic figure skater Sarah Hughes was also in attendance, and shared photos with the likes of David Blaine and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani. Scroll down for a look inside the event.

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