Law Firm Represents Shareholders of E-Trade Financial Corp – ETFC

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 14, 2007 LAWFUEL – The US Litigation Newswire — Glancy Binkow & Goldberg
LLP — representing shareholders of E-TRADE Financial Corporation —
announces 19 days remaining to move to be a lead plaintiff in the
shareholder lawsuit. All persons and institutions who purchased or
otherwise acquired the securities of E-TRADE Financial Corporation
(“E-TRADE” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:ETFC) between December 14, 2006
and September 25, 2007, inclusive (the “Class Period”), may move the
Court not later than December 3, 2007, to serve as lead plaintiff;
however, you must meet certain legal requirements.

If you wish to receive a copy of the Complaint, or have any questions
concerning your rights or interests with respect to these matters,
please contact Michael Goldberg, Esquire, of Glancy Binkow & Goldberg
LLP, 1801 Avenue of the Stars, Suite 311, Los Angeles, California
90067, by telephone at (310) 201-9150, Toll Free at (888) 773-9224, or
e-mail to [email protected], or visit our website at
www.glancylaw.com.

The Complaint charges E-TRADE and certain of the Company’s executive
officers with violations of federal securities laws. Among other
things, plaintiff claims that defendants’ material omissions and
dissemination of materially false and misleading statements concerning
the Company’s business, prospects and financial condition caused
E-TRADE’s stock price to become artificially inflated, inflicting
damages on investors. E-TRADE, through its subsidiaries, offers
financial services to retail and institutional customers worldwide,
including retail investments and trading, checking, money market and
savings accounts, mortgage and home equity products, real estate loans,
and various consumer loans. The Complaint alleges that throughout the
Class Period defendants failed to disclose that: (1) the Company was
experiencing increased delinquencies in its mortgage and home equity
portfolios; (2) the Company had failed to adequately reserve for loan
losses and would be forced to take $95 million in charge-offs and
provision expenses of $245 million in the second half of 2007; (3) the
Company had failed to timely record impairments on certain securities
and, consequently, such portfolios were materially overvalued; and (4)
as a result of the foregoing, the Company’s statements about its 2007
financial and operational results were lacking in any reasonable basis
when made.

On September 17, 2007, E-TRADE shocked investors when it announced that
the Company was exiting the wholesale mortgage business, restructuring
its institutional brokerage business, and revising its previously
issued 2007 financial guidance, and that it expected, among other
things, “severance, restructuring and other exit charges” of $32
million as a result of its decision to exit and restructure the
businesses. Additionally, the Company stated that it was revising its
earnings guidance for 2007, to an earnings-per-share (EPS) range of
$1.05 to $1.15 for the year, significantly lower than the Company’s
previously issued EPS guidance in the range of $1.53 to $1.67. As a
result of this news, over the next six trading days E-TRADE shares fell
$2.32 per share, or more than 16.3 percent, to close on September 25,
2007, at $11.89 per share on heavy trading volume.

Plaintiff seeks to recover damages on behalf of Class members and is
represented by Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, a law firm with
significant experience in prosecuting shareholder lawsuits, and
substantial expertise in actions involving corporate fraud.

If you are a member of the Class described above, you may move the
Court, not later than December 3, 2007, to serve as lead plaintiff,
however, you must meet certain legal requirements. If you wish to
discuss this action or have any questions concerning this Notice or
your rights or interests with respect to these matters, please contact
Michael Goldberg, Esquire, of Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP, 1801 Avenue
of the Stars, Suite 311, Los Angeles, California 90067, by telephone at
(310) 201-9150 or Toll Free at (888) 773-9224 or by e-mail to
[email protected]

More information on this and other class actions can be found on the
Class Action Newsline at www.primenewswire.com/ca

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