Citadel Out Of Running For E*Trade Unit

Oct 7 2013 | 9:45am ET

Citadel Investment Group will not buy the market-making business of E*Trade Financial, the retail brokerage twice bailed out by the hedge fund.

Chicago-based Citadel, which already has its own market-making unit, had been among those tipped to buy G1 Execution Services since E*Trade said in July it would exit the business. G1X is currently under Financial Industry Regulatory Authority investigation over its order-routing practices.

Citadel first invested in E*Trade in 2007 and was among the troubled company's largest shareholders until March, when it exited the investment. Citadel founder Kenneth Griffin, who joined the E*Trade board in 2009, left it in May.


In Depth

Steinbrugge: Top 10 Hedge Fund Industry Trends for 2017

Jan 3 2017 | 9:03pm ET

Each year, Agecroft Partners' Don Steinbrugge predicts the top hedge fund industry...

Lifestyle

'Tis the Season: Wall Street Holiday Parties Back In Fashion

Dec 22 2016 | 9:23pm ET

Spending on Wall Street holiday parties has largely returned to pre-2008 levels...

Guest Contributor

DarcMatter: The Top Trends in Alternative Investments for 2017

Jan 13 2017 | 8:22pm ET

The $7 trillion alternative investments industry is poised for continued growth...

 

From the current issue of

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) ordered The Goldman Sachs Group Inc., and Goldman, Sachs & Co. to pay a $120 million penalty for attempted manipulation and false reporting of ISDAFIX Benchmark Rates, a global benchmark for interest rate products.