Missouri woman alleged that Stifel broker collaborated with her estranged husband to siphon funds from their joint account.
A 19-year Raymond James broker jumped last week, but most moves have been delayed by coronavirus travel bans and nerves.
Brokers say clients are generally not panicking, but having to work from home amid wildly turbulent markets and reports of infected neighbors and colleagues is testing everyone.
Pair who were overseeing $270 million of client assets join another new-to-Stifel producing branch manager near Philadelphia.
Stifel hires pair who were managing $432 million collectively at Merrill and Morgan Stanley, RayJay lures Wells Fargo veteran in Florida overseeing $180 million.
Broker allegedly over-concentrated investments and traded excessively in stocks and a leveraged ETF.
Executive who claimed to have spurred a hiring spurt at the St. Louis-based regional firm exited abruptly on Monday
Advisors who were managing $183 million in client assets seed the fifth Texas office Stifel has opened in the past year with Merrill alumni.
Ameriprise lost a net 59 advisors last quarter to end the year with 9,871, while Stifel added 30 to end 2019 with a force of 2,222.
Stifel has continued to hire brokers from Merrill Lynch, poaching another wirehouse advisor on the eve of the Thanksgiving break.