Intech Discusses Active vs. Passive: The Age-Old Debate


Many plan sponsors have moved away from active management towards passive investments as a strategy for managing and eliminating underperformance risk. However, plans need alpha, and investing in strategies that track the market (market capitalization-weighted indexes) doesn't offer the opportunity to realize that much-needed excess return. History has shown that active-management results tend to be cyclical and past periods of underperformance were followed by strong reversals. So, should we rethink active investing as a source of capturing the growth potential of stocks while guarding against downside risk? This presentation will demonstrate how active volatility management could provide the best of active and passive investing.

Webcast Speakers: John F. Brown and Richard Yasenchak, CFA


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