One of the most prominent economic stories of the past year has been the supply shortage of semiconductors. As COVID-19 shut down chip making facilities across the globe, and consumers shifted their consumption from services to goods, the resulting combination created an unprecedented shortage of semiconductors that has affected everything from the automobile market to […]

No Demand for Semiconductor Stocks

Green bonds are debt instruments that corporations and governments can use exclusively to finance major climate-related or environmentally friendly initiatives. Global issuance of green bonds reached a record $523 billion in 2021, and is expected to exceed $775 billion in 2022.1 The growth in green bonds is closely tied to a broader investment trend that […]

Going Green: A Fast-Growing Corner of the Global Bond Market