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NEW YORK— Stifel Financial Corp. is buying rival financial services firm Sterne Agee for $150 million, boosting its presence in money management and fixed income. It's the latest move by Stifel, whose other large purchases include the investment advisory unit of Legg Mason last year, the investment bank KBW in 2013 and Thomas Weisel in 2010..
ST. LOUIS _ Stifel Financial Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $45.2 million. The bank, based in St. Louis, said it had earnings of 58 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $176.1 million, or $2.31 per share.
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Nov 5- Stifel Financial Corp said on Monday it would buy smaller rival KBW Inc in a cash-and-stock deal valued at about $575 million, creating a middle-market investment bank focused on the financial services industry.