Citadel Investment Group -- which recently bought subprime lender ResMae -- has agreed to pump $2.5 billion in cash into E*Trade Financial, a company that has been struggling under the weight of huge mortgage writedowns.The New York-based E*Trade revealed the cash infusion plan Thursday morning, noting that its chief executive officer, Mitchell Caplan, had resigned from the company. A few weeks ago E*Trade's share price crumbled after a stock analyst said there was a 15% chance the online financial services firm would go bankrupt. (E*Trade denied the claim.) E*Trade, which has $12.8 billion in mortgage-backed bonds on its balance sheet, lost $58 million in the third quarter. The company can be found online at http://www.investor.etrade.com.

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