PALM DESERT, Calif. - Mutual funds are coming off one of their toughest years in recent memory, but you wouldn't know it from the turnout at one of the industry's premier gatherings.

Some 1,460 mutual fund executives, lawyers, and accountants convened here last week for the annual mutual fund and investment management conference sponsored by the Federal Bar Association and Commerce Clearing House Inc.

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