Read Recent Research Paper by FIS Group entitled "Is Active Equity Management Alpha on Permanent or Temporary Disability?"
FIS Group conducted research examining the cyclical and structural factors that drive alpha – weighing in on the active versus passive management debate. The research, authored by Tina Byles Williams, CIO/CEO of FIS Group includes contributions from members of the Investment Strategy team Jay Womack, Vice President, Investment Strategy and Xiaofan Yang, SVP, Portfolio Construction. Click HERE to read the full research paper.
Survey by Prudential The African American Financial Experience
According to Prudential’s 2013 "African American Financial Experience" study, the African American community is continuing to make financial progress and to feel confident about the future, with a confidence score significantly higher than the general population. But this community is still facing significant challenges, including debt, competing financial priorities, and greater support of family. CLICK HERE TO READ THE FULL RESEARCH.
The African American community is a growing economic force fueled by an increasingly powerful middle class.
The emerging middle class shares many of the financial challenges of the larger community, including debt reduction, supporting more family members on a single income, and achieving retirement security.
“The African American Financial Experience” survey was conducted March 7 - 19, 2013. We surveyed 1,153 Americans who identify as African American or Black and 471 general population Americans on a broad range of financial topics. All participants met the following criteria: The findings are representative of the population described above, subject to a margin of sampling error of +/- 5% for African Americans and +/- 6% for the general population.