Ever since banks began to offer investment services in the 1980s, the relationship between bankers and brokers has never been easy. Bankersa generally reserved and risk-averse groupviewed the newcomers as aggressive and overly focused on sales, an unruly bunch sure to stir up trouble for their banks.
Lately, however, the long-standing cultural divide has been losing some of its edge as banks across the country step in to settle differences between bankers and brokers. Here are some of the steps theyre taking to defuse the banker-broker culture clash.
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