Citigroup, Inc. is a global financial services holding company specializes in banking and financial solutions. It offers a range of products and services among individuals, corporations, governments and institutions such as savings, checking, online banking, individual retirements accounts, credit cards; personal, student, and commercial real estate loans, cash management services, home equity, and bill consolidation, as well as online banking services, cash management, transactions, trade, securities, and fund services. It operates through the following segments: Global Consumer Banking, Institutional Clients Group, and Corporate/Other. The Global Consumer Banking segment consists of four geographical consumer banking businesses that provide traditional banking services to retail customers through retail banking, including commercial banking, and Citi-branded cards and Citi retail services. The Institutional Clients Group segment offers corporate, institutional, public sector and high-net-worth clients around the world with a full range of wholesale banking products and services, including fixed income and equity sales and trading, foreign exchange, prime brokerage, derivative services, equity and fixed income research, corporate lending, investment banking and advisory services, private banking, cash management, trade finance and securities services. The Corporate/Other segment refers to administrative functions including finance, risk, human resources, legal and compliance, and others. The company was founded on October 8, 1998 and is headquartered in New York, NY.