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    LPL putting pressure on affiliates to recruit advisers to its corporate RIA

    Internal memo details policies that discourage new advisers from using outside registered investment advisers.

    Two Wells Fargo teams managing $345 million decamp for Raymond James

    Brokers and staff in Baton Rouge, La., move to firm's employee unit.

    Ameriprise nabs brokers from Morgan Stanley, Wells Fargo

    Reps managing $391 million join firm's employee unit.

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    1Financial Engines Advisors$138,000,000,000
    2Fisher Investments$71,789,691,574
    3Chevy Chase Trust Company$25,528,177,638
    4Edelman Financial Services, LLC$17,783,062,724
    5Aperio Group$15,619,552,133
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