A Day in the Life

See how individuals across Citadel Securities put their talents to work.

Michael

Head of Client Relationships

As Vice President of Retail Business Development, I work to provide best execution of our client orders, application design that aids in our decision-making, and analysis of the overall competitive landscape.

Client Contact

I hold conference calls with our clients to discuss execution quality, system configuration changes and relevant industry news.

Strategic Analysis

Our clients’ activity is reviewed, and I make strategic recommendations that will maximize growth potential.

Collaborative Design

Working with our system and development team, I help design client monitoring and risk management applications.

Niki

Global OTC Support

As a Trade Support Analyst, I get to work closely with many different teams: traders, support staff, programmers, developers, legal, compliance and accounting to ensure that clients receive an ideal experience from Citadel’s OTC market-making business.

Client Support

Customer satisfaction has always been one of my number one priorities. I respond to client trade related and settlement inquiries, working closely with our traders and developers to build and refine our processes and enhance the client experience.

Client Onboarding

I work with our clients, sales, legal, and compliance and technology teams to onboard new clients in equities and FX.

Trade Desk Support

I help reconcile all of Citadel’s OTC trading to ensure a seamless settlement process.

Bin

Head of Citadel Quantitative Strategies IT, Chicago

Our robust and flexible technology platform is essential to our clients’ experience and the success of our business. Our team strives to remain ahead of the latest technology developments and provide our clients with robust market access across multiple asset classes.

Business Planning

Working closely with business heads and compliance, I review and plan the development tasks based on client requirements and feedback.

Technology Development

I meet with different technology teams and continuously evolve our platforms to keep ahead of the latest technology developments.

Trading Strategy Development

I work with developers and quantitative strategists to build and refine trading algorithms that help our clients achieve their trading objectives.

Citadel Securities by the Numbers

Deep teams, global trading capabilities and a leadership position in retail volume have helped us build a heritage of excellence.

Global Reach

Can trade in every U.S. equities
exchange and all major dark pools

Retail Volume

Executing approximately
35 percent of all U.S.-listed
shares traded on behalf of
retail investors.1

35% of U.S. retail equities volume

Market-Making

Making markets in approximately 17,000OTC securities worldwide

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Expertise in Action

70+ Comment Letters

Across Citadel’s businesses, we have submitted more than 70 comment letters to federal regulators in the past decade covering issues such as improving market structure, enhancing exchange and clearinghouse rules, and promoting derivatives reform.

Shaping the Market Landscape

50+ Citations

Times that Citadel’s policy analysis and recommendations were cited by the CFTC in its landmark rule implementing the Dodd-Frank Act’s derivatives clearing mandate.

1 Source: RegOne. Measured based on executed shares for market orders publicly reported by direct competitors pursuant to SEC Rule 605 for Q1 2016.