Edward Jones has hired Emmy-award winning reporter/anchor Marc Cox of KMOV-TV in St. Louis as a financial advisor. Cox will be ready for business by late August.  

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Benjamin F. Edwards & Co. has added a Wells Fargo team led by financial advisor Brad R. Pease to staff its first Pacific Northwest office in Lake Oswego, Ore.  

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RBC Wealth Management has hired three wirehouse advisors in Illinois. Mother-daughter advisor team Mary E.. Williams and Michelle Grist join in Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., from Merrill Lynch. Jill Willis joins in Chicago from Wells Fargo.

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Raymond James | Morgan Keegan hired veteran Morgan Stanley Smith Barney advisors Mike Fink and Will Bach to its Dayton, Ohio, branch. Their team, which also includes advisor Brad Drager, previously had more than $600 million in client assets under management. Raymond James also hired advisor Jeff Wolk , who previously oversaw $148 million in client assets at Morgan Stanley, in Rochester, N.Y.

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Morgan Stanley hired three new advisor teams. Frank Bagrier and Wes Coyle join in Woodlands, Texas, from UBS. Jeffrey Hollingsworth, William Simpson and Craig Billingsley join in Clayton, Mo., from Wells Fargo. John Bello, Brian Mackert and Christopher G. Olszewski join as institutional consultants in Westlake, Ohio.