E*TRADE Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

  E*TRADE Supports Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 07, 2012

E*TRADE today announced that it has made a donation of $100,000 to the
American Red Cross to assist with Hurricane Sandy relief efforts.

“Our thoughts are with the individuals and communities that have been
devastated by Hurricane Sandy,” said Frank Petrilli, E*TRADE's chairman and
interim chief executive officer. “As they begin rebuilding their lives we are
proud to support the American Red Cross in providing critical aid and
services. Though many challenges lie ahead we hope our donation will help
provide some relief to those suffering."

Mr. Petrilli added, “E*TRADE has many employees throughout the Northeast and
we are grateful for the support they have received.”

About E*TRADE Financial

The E*TRADE Financial family of companies provides financial services
including online brokerage and related banking products and services to retail
investors. Specific business segments include Trading and Investing and
Balance Sheet Management. Securities products and services are offered by
E*TRADE Securities LLC (Member FINRA/SIPC). Bank products and services are
offered by E*TRADE Bank, a Federal savings bank, Member FDIC, or its
subsidiaries and affiliates. More information is available at www.etrade.com.

Important Notices

E*TRADE Financial, E*TRADE and the E*TRADE logo are trademarks or registered
trademarks of E*TRADE Financial Corporation.

© 2012 E*TRADE Financial Corporation. All rights reserved.


E*TRADE Financial Media Relations
Robert Horton, 646-521-4418
E*TRADE Financial Investor Relations
Brett Goodman, 646-521-4406
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