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Dec 2, 2005 10:26 pm

It sure has been a tough year for Edward Jones. Just take a look:

April 2005 (ranked #1 in customer satisfaction)

April 2005 (#1 company to work for in Hawaii)

April 2005 (Edward Jones Dome hosts Final 4 NCAA Tournament)

June 2005 (Jones explosive growth continues)

August 2005 (Smart Money ranks Edward Jones #1 Full Service Firm) ney_Reprints_FINAL.pdf

October 2005 (Dalbar ranks Edward Jones statement #1) 8_we_audit.asp

December 2005 (Registered Rep #1 ranking, 13th year in a row) ORY=/www/story/12-01-2005/0004226196&EDATE=

December 2005 (Profits up 20% so far in 2005)

Wow, I guess Edward Jones might survive after all.

Edward Jones, the beat goes on.............

Dec 2, 2005 10:46 pm

You forget one.

December 2005 (#1 in Fines paid by a regional brokerage firm for securities violations)

On the bright side, when the SEC nails A.G. Edwards for market timing and revenue sharing you may drop down to #2. 

Go St. Louis, you're on a roll.

Dec 2, 2005 10:50 pm

Silly me I forgot the link.  Please forgive me The Wrong Answer.

Dec 2, 2005 10:57 pm

You’ll probably vote for Hillary to.


Dec 2, 2005 11:04 pm

I probably will since she is more of a man that Bush.  Geez, I would hate to get on her bad side.

Dec 2, 2005 11:06 pm

Your link was from Dec '04 not '05.

What firm are you affiliated with?

Dec 2, 2005 11:09 pm

Well 2005 isn’t over yet.  I was thinking cumulatively.  You never know Jones might get hit again.  What firm you ask?  Just say I am quite familiar with the goings on in St. Louis.

Dec 2, 2005 11:16 pm

Great firm.

Do you do much with their managed accounts?

Dec 2, 2005 11:21 pm

Not so great firm.  Too much rumbling going on.  The CEO and quite a few branch managers decided to make money the old fashion way, by stealing it.  Alot of FC’s know about this and are not too happy.

Dec 3, 2005 12:04 am

What do you mean?

Dec 3, 2005 12:08 am

Wait and see…it will be coming soon.

Dec 5, 2005 9:59 am

So the Edward Jones dome hosted the NCAA tournament - BFD.  St. Louis hosted it, Edward Jones had their name on the building.  The Super Bowl happens to be at Ford Field in Detroit.  Go Ford!

Dec 5, 2005 6:49 pm

The first post on this thread demonstrates the difference between those at Jones who drink the Kool-aid, and those to tear open the package dump it on their desk, and snort the stuff.  I just wish we could see TA's red nose to prove he/she/it is a snorter. 

Jones is #1, a book of business invested in only American Funds is diversified, PORTFOLIO does financial planning, and anyone who says anything negative about this marvelous system is jealous. Ya right.