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
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. . . .
Fixed Income
High Yield Bond Fundamentals Improving Despite Record Issuance
May 26, 2021 — High yield corporate bond issuance is up 93% in 2021 – from $106 billion in 2020 to $206 billion year-to-date. Corporate. . . .
ESG Solutions
A Sustainable Trend: Taking Stock of ESG Performance and Flows
May 14, 2021 — ESG investing evolved from niche to mainstream, and it has become one of the fastest growing areas in investment management over. . . .
Tactical ETF
Tactical Positioning – Stick with the “Three Rs”
May 11, 2021 — While growth, earnings, and liquidity conditions are expected to remain highly supportive to risk assets, given strong returns this year and. . . .