Perspectives

Stay up to date on emerging industry issues and trends with Sage perspectives. From fixed income to sustainable investing, our experts cover a range of subject matter that is relevant to today’s advisors and consultants.

ESG Solutions
2021 Annual ETF Stewardship Survey
July 20, 2021 — Each year, Sage surveys providers of exchange-traded funds (ETFs) to determine how well they are performing their fiduciary duty on behalf. . . .
Fixed Income
How Low Can We Go? High-Yield Spreads and Defaults Fall as Balance Sheets Improve
July 13, 2021 — Sage’s Ryan O’Malley weighs in on the insatiable demand for high-yield issuance and how the “great reopening” has caused struggling consumer-linked. . . .
ESG Solutions
ESG Insights Compendium
July 1, 2021 — The following is a comprehensive list of Sage’s research pieces segmented by subject category, including environmental, social, governance, fixed income, ETFs,. . . .
ESG Solutions
Green Treasuries: Is Now the Time for the Federal Government to Jump on the Green Bond Bandwagon?
June 29, 2021 — The green bond phenomenon has taken the investing world by storm. Corporations, governments, and municipalities worldwide have leveraged green bonds to. . . .
ESG Solutions
3 Reasons Institutional Investors are Taking a Serious Look at ESG Investing
June 23, 2021 — Earlier this week, Sage’s President & CIO Bob Smith spoke at the Barron’s Institutional Summit about how the ESG investing landscape. . . .
Fixed Income
Where to Find Income in a Low-Interest Rate World
June 22, 2021 — The Fed’s announcement last week that would pull rate hikes forward by six months was somewhat of a surprise for investors.. . . .
ESG Solutions
5 Ways the Pandemic Has Changed Our Lives for the Better
June 9, 2021 — Sage President & CIO Bob Smith recounts some of the pandemic’s silver linings he discussed at the Responsible Asset Owners Symposium.
Fixed Income
Negative Yields? A Tsunami of Liquidity is Pressuring the Cash Investor
June 1, 2021 — The wave of cash flooding into bank deposits and money market funds is threatening to test the line in the sand. . . .
 
Sage Eats: Memorial Day 2021
May 27, 2021 — Although Sage’s traditional Memorial Day BBQ was put on hold for another year due to the pandemic, we wanted to find. . . .
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