NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Fitzgerald & Co., a leading global financial services firm, today announced that Youssef Squali, Global Head of Internet & Media Research, was ranked No. 1 Internet & Media Analyst for Google, Facebook and Amazon, according to Bloomberg's latest analyst ranking. Mr. Squali exceeded the respective Internet & Media benchmark by 32.7 percentage points over a twelve month period, ending January 14, 2014.
"I would like to congratulate Youssef and his team on this outstanding recognition for research excellence," said Shawn P. Matthews, Chief Executive Officer of Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. "We pride ourselves on our deep knowledge and industry insight, and Youssef's well deserved recognition underscores the value our research team provides to our clients."
Cantor Fitzgerald's equity research platform focuses on small- to mid-size and selected large capitalization companies. The firm's research team is comprised of 30 equity analysts in the U.S., Canada, the U.K., and Asia covering over 350 stocks across Cantor's integrated global research platform.
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