Are Markets Prepared for the Fed to Taper QE?
August 24, 2021 — Fueled by stimulus and pent-up demand from the Covid-induced recession, the U.S. economy staged one of the sharpest recoveries in the first half of 2021. As a result, the Fed is looking to transition from unprecedented monetary stimulus to a policy that reflects the improved condition of the economy. But are markets prepared for the Fed to take away the liquidity it’s been providing?
How Low Can We Go? High-Yield Spreads and Defaults Fall as Balance Sheets Improve
July 13, 2021 -- 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 . . .
Where to Find Income in a Low-Interest Rate World
The Fed’s announcement last week that would pull rate hikes forward by six months was somewhat of a surprise for investors. The good news is that it doesn’t really change . . .
Creating Impact With Sage’s New Impact Bond SMA Strategy
August 12, 2021 -- The issuance of green, social, and sustainability bonds reached $3.2 trillion in the first half of 2021 and is on track to exceed $11 trillion by 2025 . . .