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True or False: Rates Are Rising and There’s Nothing You Can Do About It

March 23, 2018

Here are three ideas on how to mitigate the effects of rising rates.

Investment Team Voices

Whether Vol is High or Low, Gamma Trading Can Exploit Opportunity

February 28, 2018

Volatility can strengthen the tailwinds for the gamma trading Calamos does in our market neutral income strategy. But even without high levels of market volatility, our team can find still opportunities, explains Co-Portfolio Manager Jason Hill.



Calamos Alternative Snapshot

March 19, 2018

Tested by a Volatile February, Hedge Funds Disappointed


Calamos EM Snapshot

March 16, 2018

All-time low inflation in emerging markets, according to a recent Danske Bank research note, is the result of continually tight monetary policy, the increasing independence of emerging market central banks, changes in private consumption patterns, growing diversification in response to low commodity prices, and muted global inflationary pressures.

The Morningstar Market Neutral Category represents funds that attempt to eliminate the risks of the market by holding 50% of assets in long positions in stocks and 50% of assets in short positions.

The Morningstar Foreign Large Growth Category is comprised of funds that seek capital appreciation by investing in large international stocks that are growth-oriented. Large-cap foreign stocks have market capitalizations greater than 5 billion. Growth is defined based on high price/book and price/cash flow ratios, relative to the MSCI EAFE Index. These funds typically will have less than 20% of assets invested in U.S. stocks.