- Associated Press - Wednesday, April 6, 2016

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Ally Financial has announced it is acquiring a Florida online broker adding about 100 jobs to its workforce in Charlotte.

The Charlotte Observer reports (https://bit.ly/1PSnGww ) that the parent company of Ally Bank announced on Tuesday that it is purchasing the TradeKing Group based in Fort Lauderdale for $275 million.

TradeKing has about 100 workers already in Charlotte which will join Ally. About 80 TradeKing workers in Fort Lauderdale will remain there.

The acquisition will mean Ally will have about 900 workers in Charlotte.

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This story has been corrected to reflect 100 jobs will be added to Ally workforce, no jobs moving to Charlotte.

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Information from: The Charlotte Observer, https://www.charlotteobserver.com

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