News & Perspectives


Citadel Signs on to Hedge Fund Standards Board

We’re pleased to share that Citadel has joined the Hedge Fund Standards Board (HFSB), a forum for hedge fund managers and investors to discuss standards and governance for the industry.

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.

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May 11, 2017

Citadel Conversations with Todd Barker, head of Surveyor Capital

We're excited to introduce “Citadel Conversations,” an exclusive series of interviews with senior leaders across Citadel. This month, we connected with Todd Barker, who recently celebrated his one-year anniversary as Head of Surveyor Capital.

May 11, 2017

The Arc of Data Science: Advice from CMU After 50 Years of Teaching Statistics

We caught up with Rebecca Nugent, associate department head of statistics at Carnegie Mellon University, at one of Citadel’s 18 datathons and observed her coach students in understanding what she describes as the “arc of data science. Check out her advice for budding data scientists.

May 2, 2017

Ken Griffin on How Citadel is Going on the “Offense”

Ken Griffin, CEO and Founder of Citadel, sat down with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker at the Milken Institute’s Global Conference to discuss how Citadel is going on the “offense in the quest for talent” during a period of retrenchment for many in the hedge fund industry.

Public Policy

The U.S. equity markets are the fairest, most transparent, resilient and competitive markets in the world. Citadel believes that competition and innovation have markedly improved conditions for all investors, who benefit from dramatically lower trading costs, improved market transparency and liquidity, and increased competition. We support regulatory efforts to ensure that U.S. equity markets continue to best serve the interests of all investors.


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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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