Ken Griffin , founder of hedge fund Citadel LLC, said the U.S. must act “fast” to balance its budget before the country reaches a “point of no return.”
Harvard University received a $150 million donation from Kenneth Griffin, the 45-year-old founder and chief executive officer of Citadel Advisors LLC, mainly to support financial aid.
Ken Griffin ’s Citadel LLC lost three senior executives at the securities unit, bringing to nine the number of top-level employees who have departed in the last 15 months.
Ken Griffin, the billionaire hedge- fund manager who’s captured almost 20 percent of trading in equity options through his market-making business, is taking aim at the global swaps industry.
Billionaires B. Wayne Hughes, Paul Singer and Ken Griffin are among two dozen donors who together gave $5.2 million last month to American Crossroads, a Republican group aligned with political strategist Karl Rove.
E*Trade Financial Corp. fired Morgan Stanley, selected last month to help explore a sale of the online brokerage, after shareholder Citadel LLC challenged the process by which the firm was hired.
"It's going to get tough to say no."
- Ken Griffin on Jul 16, 2014