The fact that 15 financial institutions came in to address Ryan Beck & Co.'s annual financial institution investors conference shows the potential of such dog-and-pony shows.

The 15 sent their chief executive officers to talk about their institutions, and they gave those attending so much printed information on their operations that any guest taking all of it home would be an immediate candidate for back surgery.

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