The jury deliberating the fate of former Bank of America broker Theodore C. Sihpol reached agreement on 20 of the 33 counts against Sihpol late Wednesday, the Associated Press reports.

In discussions through just before 5 p.m., the jury's fourth day of deliberations in what has been a six-week trial, the panel is said to have been instructed by New York Supreme Court Justice James A. Yates to take a break and resume their work today.

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