Edward Jones topped J.D. Power & Associates ranking of employee advisor firms, scoring 876 out of a possible 900, closely followed by Raymond James with 857 points.

There is a fairly sharp drop off after that, but Merrill Lynch came in third with 710 points, followed by UBS (689 points) Wells Fargo (665 points and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney (626 points). The industry average is 683 points.

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