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.

Retirement
Asset/Liability Monitor — Perfect Storms and Ticking Time Bombs
October 1, 2005 — Much has been written about the defined benefit pension plan (DB plan) crisis and how the “perfect storm” of falling interest. . . .
Retirement
A Status Report on U.S. Pensions: The Savings and Loan Crisis Revisited?
June 1, 2005 — Recent events surrounding the current pension plan crisis are starting to look very similar to the early stages of the 1980’s. . . .
Fixed Income
Sage Advice — Is Inflation Really This Tame?
September 1, 2004 — Inflation has always been at the forefront of the market’s consciousness and for good reason. Besides dictating real household spending power. . . .
Fixed Income
Job Growth — The Ship May Be Leaking but Is It Sinking?
August 1, 2004 — The 32,000 increase in payrolls in July, following just 78,000 in June (revised from 112,000) was disappointing and the reaction in. . . .
Fixed Income
How Corporate Bonds Perform During Rising Rate Environments
June 1, 2004 — For bond market participants, the recent employment numbers have essentially shifted the question of Fed tightening from “when”, to “how aggressively”. . . .
Municipal Fixed Income
Hail Muni’s! The Overlooked Asset in Allocation
July 1, 2003 — The volatility of the markets can sometimes blur the relative value of good, steady performers in the investment universe. This phenomenon. . . .
Fixed Income
Corporate Credit Analysis for the New Millenium
April 1, 2002 — In recent years new wave security analysis techniques, such as pro-forma earnings and price-to-sales ratios, were used to justify frothy security. . . .
Fixed Income
Where Have All The Good Bonds Gone?
February 1, 2002 — Investors today are faced with an increasing array of difficult challenges and trends. This is particularly true for those that seek. . . .
Fixed Income
Global Rewards in the U.S. Dollar Bond Market
April 1, 1997 — As many economies around the world have become more developed, their respective capital markets have become more sophisticated and efficient. Hence,. . . .
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