In this May 7, 2010 article in the New York Times, we see mutual funds in the spotlight again.

 The big focus relates to the question of profit.  No, it’s not the profit of those who invest in the funds, it’s the profits reaped from those who sell you the funds. 

 … read the article 
 
Aside from this nifty article is the thought of which profession you’d want to be involved in if you were dying to crack the Forbes 400 list of richest people.  The most common profession by far?  The investment services industry.