Black on Wall Street: Slow progress in building the numbers
At JPMorgan Chase, the biggest US bank in terms of assets, Black staff account for 13 percent of headcount but just four percent of managers

New York (AFP) - In a more than two-decade run in finance across five countries, Troy Prince came across just one other Black person on a trading desk. In 2018, he founded Wall Street Bound because "after 20-plus years, I felt something has to be done, because it's not changing," Prince said in an interview. The non-profit trains young talent from underrepresented populations on the combination of "hard" number-crunching competencies and "soft" skills on corporate culture to help them navigate Wall Street. "Of course, no one will overtly say trading desks are reserved for white men," Prince to...