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Executive Vice President, Global Co-Chief Investment Officer
21 years of investment industry experience
Gary D. Black oversees Calamos' portfolio management, trading, research
and risk management in partnership with John P. Calamos, Sr., with whom he leads the
Investment Committee. He joined Calamos in 2012 and has 22 years of industry experience in a number of executive leadership roles.
Prior to joining Calamos in 2012, he served as Founder, Chief Executive
Officer and Chief Investment Officer of Black Capital, LLC, where he
created and led an investment management team specializing in a long/short equity strategy.
Prior to that, Mr. Black served as Chief Executive Officer and Chief
Investment Officer of Janus Capital Group and previously was Chief
Investment Officer of Global Equities at Goldman Sachs Asset Management
(GSAM). He also led GSAM's U.S. distribution efforts.
Previously, Mr. Black was Executive Vice President and Head of
AllianceBernstein's Global Institutional Business. He started
as a research analyst and was ranked the top analyst in his category
in Institutional Investor's "All America Research Team" from
1992 – 1998.
Mr. Black earned an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School and a
B.S. in Economics from the Wharton School of the University
Gary Black, global co-CIO, discusses the potential outcomes of a Greek debt default and why the Calamos team believes the global equity markets continue to offer opportunity.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black does the math to show why rising rates don’t have to impede stocks. However, one must be careful about what one pays for the highest growth names.
March’s jobs number gives the Fed more reason to hold off on raising short-term interest rates, according to Global Co-CIO Gary Black.
John P. Calamos, Sr. and Gary Black discuss how lackluster economic data and low inflation could influence the Fed’s timetable for raising short-term interest rates.
Although falling oil prices signal global economic weakness, U.S. stocks are likely to move higher next year, according to Global Co-CIO Gary Black.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black explains why he believes the U.S. equity market is poised to move higher.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black shares his views on what has been driving recent market volatility and the factors that could help the market regain its footing.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black discusses recent market turmoil and explains why the Calamos team believes the bull market can continue.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black explains why the Calamos investment team is bullish, particularly on growth stocks, based on the economic backdrop, M&A activity, share buyback activity and equity valuations.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black provides his perspective on the market’s response to the combination of Russia’s provocative convoy and the Fed’s dovish comments at Jackson Hole.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black discusses the situation in Ukraine and why he believes we remain in the middle innings of a secular bull market.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black discusses the recent surge in buyback activity and why he believes it will continue. He speaks to the value that can be added by correctly identifying companies that are implementing sound buyback strategies.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black shares his perspective on the timing of interest rate increases and why he believes equities can move higher.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black speaks to the opportunity the Calamos team sees in growth equities, reflecting valuations and the economic landscape.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black shares his perspective on recent stock market volatility and explains why he believes high-momentum stocks have come under the most pressure.
Global Co-CIO Gary Black speaks to the attractive valuations in the U.S. equity market.
Gary Black writes about what great investors and great football players have in common: intense passion, focus, and obsession.
Gary Black explains why he believes the market will overlook weak December job data and discusses the opportunities the Calamos investment team is finding in the equity market.
Gary Black shares his view on the Washington deadlock and explains why the Calamos team views recent market weakness as an opportunity to buy stocks.
As many of the market’s near-term worries dissipate, Gary Black speaks to why the U.S equity market looks to be in the mid-cycle of a secular bull market.
I always find it hilarious when I read a research report where an analyst gets mad because a company didn’t communicate to them that it was going to blow a quarter.
It should come as little surprise that market volatility has surged in the wake of Chairman Bernanke's comments about tapering quantitative easing (QE).
When a doctor takes a patient off his meds, he does so usually only after the patient has shown sure signs of recovery. Generally, the patient himself realizes when he no longer needs the meds.
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