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Jumpy Markets? This ‘Half Caff’ Blend Cuts Back on the Volatility While Pursuing Better Returns

October 23, 2017

Alternatives can diversify portfolios to help shield from today’s market volatility—but not all alternative allocations are created equal. Check out this Twenty 50/50 alternative blend that historically offered reduced volatility and improved returns.

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Driving a Convertible Allocation: Active Management Means You Can Put the Top Up

September 29, 2017

Convertible securities can be an excellent choice for a strategic allocation. But achieving—and maintaining—the appropriate risk/reward characteristics requires active management.



Calamos Alternative Snapshot

October 23, 2017

Investors Believe Alts Are Risky, Complicated: Survey


Calamos EM Snapshot

October 06, 2017

A strong dollar environment prevailed before this year, in part because of the “weak-euro” and “weak-yen” environment. With the euro zone and Japan recovering, their currencies are no longer pushing the dollar ever higher.