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.

Tactical ETF
3 Reasons to Own Bonds
March 1, 2021 — This 90-second video explains three reasons to hold bonds in a portfolio: income, capital preservation, and diversification.
Tactical ETF
Should Bond Investors Be Worried About Inflation?
February 25, 2021 — Inflation is a bond investor’s worst enemy. Higher costs erode the purchasing power of a bond’s future cash flows, which pushes. . . .
Fixed Income
Moderating Default Rates in Corporate Credit Meet Historically Tight Valuations
February 10, 2021 — In the aftermath of the economic crisis driven by Covid-19, are investors turning a blind eye to credit fundamentals when unemployment. . . .
ESG Solutions
ESG Highlights & Holdings — Toyota Motor Corporation
February 9, 2021 — Toyota Motor Corporation is a Japanese multinational automotive company that designs, manufacturers, and sells passenger and commercial vehicles. Motor vehicles are. . . .
ESG Solutions
Sustainable Investing Glossary
February 8, 2021 — As the world of sustainable investing continues to evolve, so too does the landscape of associations and terms encompassing progress toward. . . .
Fixed Income
Fixed Income Outlook in 5 Charts
January 28, 2021 — Sage’s Fixed Income Outlook in 5 Charts
ESG Solutions
Net Zero Heroes: Understanding Corporate Challenges, Realities and Goals
January 28, 2021 — Many Fortune 500 companies have made it a goal to be carbon neutral, or have “net zero” emissions, by 2050, as. . . .
ESG Solutions
Investing with Purpose (Animated Video)
ESG investing provides an additional layer of risk analysis and enables investors to achieve their financial goals while investing in companies that align with their. . . .
ESG Solutions
The Sage ESG 50: An Annual Ranking of the Best ESG U.S. Corporate Bond Issuers
December 30, 2020 — ESG considerations have become increasingly important measures for assessing company valuations, risk management, and regulatory compliance. The quality and consistent execution. . . .