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From the Desk of John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments
John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Asset Allocation Amid “Record Breaking” Noise

John P. Calamos, Sr.

There’s nothing like a record-breaking day in the markets to make investors worry—either that they are missing out on gains others are getting or that they need to sell everything now. John P. Calamos, Sr. puts short-term moves into perspective and speaks to the benefits of diversification.

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Jason Hill | Calamos Investments

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

Alternative Team Perspectives by Jason Hill

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.

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From the Desk of John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments
John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Why the Bull Market Can Continue

John P. Calamos, Sr.

As long as the upward corporate earnings trend remains intact due to ongoing global expansion, equities have more room to advance.

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From the Desk of John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments
John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

How to Respond to Market Volatility

John P. Calamos, Sr.

As volatility returns to the stock market, many investors are feeling unsettled and maybe even panicked. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience in the markets, John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses the importance of a long-term approach.

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From the Desk of John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments
John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

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

John P. Calamos, Sr.

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

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From the Desk of John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments
John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Convertible Securities Provide Well-Priced Access to Growth

John P. Calamos, Sr.

Global Chief Investment Officer John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses convertible security valuations and the importance of active management.

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Jason Hill | Calamos Investments

Gamma Trading: Why Big Market Swings Can Be Good News

Jason Hill, SVP and David O’Donohue, VP

Co-Portfolio Managers David O’Donohue and Jason Hill explain how market volatility can create profitable opportunities for a convertible arbitrage strategy.

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Eli Pars | Calamos Investments

CoCos: An Overview of the Anti-Convertible Bond

Eli Pars

Contingent convertible bonds, or CoCos, have been getting more global press. But with risk/reward profiles that are the opposite of what Calamos seeks from traditional convertibles, the investment team is steering clear, explains Co-Portfolio Manager Eli Pars.

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