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Looking to De-Risk? Consider CGIIX

The Calamos Growth and Income Fund (CGIIX) has outperformed the S&P 500 Index over multiple market cycles, providing strong relative performance in varied markets.

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Using Convertibles to Manage Technology Risk

Convertibles, when managed appropriately, can be a powerful tool to provide upside participation in technology growth stocks while protecting against downside risk.

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Ride Out the Bull Market with a Lower Volatility Alternative: CIHEX

CIHEX provided hedged equity exposure—a less volatile ride than the S&P but with more growth than a bond fund.

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Not Too Late: Convertibles Still Undervalued

Even after a year of strong performance, the convertible securities market was trading near the lower end of its historical valuation range as of 7/30/18.

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Watch: The Specific Appeal of Convertible Securities

Here are three brief videos on the appeal of convertible securities and their use in an asset allocation.

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Watch: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Our Covered Call Strategy

CMNIX and CIHEX co-portfolio managers discuss the active hedging difference.

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CIHEX Played Defense in the First Half—and Finished Ahead of the S&P 500

Calamos Hedged Equity Income Fund (CIHEX) is a defensive equity strategy that worked in the first six months of 2018.

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Understanding the Bull Market for Convertible Bonds

Every few years nearly everyone (including issuers, advisors, investors, the media, other fund providers) gravitates to convertibles and their potential to reduce risk in a portfolio.

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The Drivers of Convertible Bonds’ Short and Long-Term Performance

Active management of multiple variables unique to convertible securities is what results in long-term performance—and the value that the asset class can provide to an investment portfolio.

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Here’s How CIHEX Collars Equity Market Volatility

Calamos Hedged Equity income Fund (CIHEX) portfolio manager provides three examples of recent hedges.

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