News & Perspectives


Ken Griffin Visits “War Stories Over Board Games” to Talk Lessons Learned Over Career

Ken Griffin, CEO and Founder of Citadel, sat down with Julie Segal from Institutional Investor magazine to discuss lessons from the 2008 financial crisis - and play UNO. Watch the interview.

2017 Risk Awards Shine a Light on the Risk Center at Citadel

We are excited to share that Citadel received the coveted “In-House System of the Year” award at Risk Magazine’s 2017 Risk Awards.

Managing Your Career by Managing Risk

A Conversation with Joanna Welsh, Chief Risk Officer of Citadel.

Most Recent Posts

September 13, 2017

A System to Dissect Your Failures and Successes

Whether you’re preparing to start your career or get to the next level, it’s important to recognize that you will fail from time to time. Those who excel over the long term ensure they take away specific lessons from their failures and proactively infuse those lessons into their decision-making processes.

September 12, 2017

Worth the Share: 5 Unexpected Entrepreneurship Lessons from Albert Einstein

As you prepare to enter the workforce, it’s important to keep in mind that change is one of the few constants you can expect over the course of a long career. Amid this change, we want you to be in a position to continuously attain new skills, perspectives, and knowledge. This Forbes article articulates the value of being prepared for new challenges through life lessons learned from Albert Einstein.

August 24, 2017

Joanna Welsh on Risk Management, Powerlifting & Career Success

Whether you’re in your first job, have reached the mid-career mark, or are about to claim the corner office, the principles of risk management can light the way.

Public Policy

Citadel is a firm supporter of the G-20 reforms to the OTC derivatives markets, including the central clearing and trading requirements. These reforms have already begun and will continue to reduce interconnectedness and systemic risk, improve pre- and post-trade transparency, and foster an open, level, competitive playing field.


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Citadel supports efforts to modernize the regulatory framework for the US Treasury markets, including the introduction of real-time public reporting, the registration of multilateral trading venues, non-discriminatory access to trading venues, and the expansion of repo clearing. Consistent with our longstanding commitment to more fair and efficient markets, we believe these changes will enhance transparency and resiliency in the US Treasury market and provide Treasury market participants with greater choice among trading venues and counterparties.


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Citadel believes that investors play an essential and beneficial role in the commodities markets. Investors’ research and analysis leads to greater transparency, facilitating more efficient economic decisions by commodity producers and consumers and optimizing resource allocation across the real economy. At the same time, investors’ market activity enhances liquidity and facilitates the price discovery process for all market participants.


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