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John P. Calamos Sr.
John P. Calamos, Sr.

Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer
46 years of investment industry experience

John P. Calamos, Sr. is Chairman and Global CIO of Calamos Investments, a firm he founded in 1977. With origins as an institutional convertible bond manager, the firm has grown into a global asset management firm. Mr. Calamos is often quoted as an authority on risk-managed investment strategies, markets and the economy. He received his B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Finance from the Illinois Institute of Technology. He joined the United States Air Force after graduation and served as a combat pilot during the Vietnam War.

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From the Desk of John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments
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Positioning for the Market’s Next Phase: Opportunity in Convertible Securities

John P. Calamos, Sr.

Global Chief Investment Officer John P. Calamos, Sr. summarizes some of our team’s current thinking. He also shares his perspective on investing in a rising interest rate environment.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Don’t Forget: The U.S. Market and Economy Are Resilient

John P. Calamos, Sr.

Donald Trump’s election has come as a surprise to many, but the market volatility we’ve seen is not unexpected. It’s important to remember that while markets haven’t been in this exact place before, they’ve navigated many unknowns to climb the wall of worry.

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Why I Believe Staying in the Market Makes Good Sense

John P. Calamos, Sr.

John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses the risks of trying to time volatile markets.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Investing Through Volatility: Finding Opportunities in a Slow-Growth Environment

John P. Calamos, Sr.

As growing political uncertainties and employment data add to market volatility, John Calamos, Sr. discusses some of the more compelling areas of the U.S. market.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Staying Level-Headed in the Face of Fed Uncertainty

John P. Calamos, Sr.

John Calamos Sr. speaks to the opportunities the Calamos investment team sees in the U.S. equity and convertible markets.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Resolving the Greek Crisis Requires a Pro-Business Focus

John P. Calamos, Sr.

In his latest blog post, John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses the importance of the private sector for Greece’s revitalization.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Convertibles Address Multiple Investor Needs

John P. Calamos, Sr.

In his latest blog post, John P. Calamos discusses convertibles as an alternative to traditional fixed income investments.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Advice for Investing in Today’s Volatile Markets: 5 Points

John P. Calamos, Sr.

Afraid to be in the markets, but afraid to be out? John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses how to invest in this volatile environment and the potential of lower-volatility equity approaches.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Is Your EM Allocation Vulnerable to Index Vagaries?

John P. Calamos Sr.

John P. Calamos, Sr., CEO and global co-CIO, takes a look at how emerging market indexes are constructed and explains why passive EM strategies, including passive ETFs, may be subject to risks an active approach can avoid.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

Why Growth Stocks Now?

John P. Calamos Sr.

John P. Calamos, Sr., global co-CIO, explains why he believes growth stocks are especially attractive.

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John P. Calamos, Sr. | Calamos Investments

The EM Sell-Off Creates Opportunities for the Active Manager

John P. Calamos Sr.

John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses why he views the current EM volatility as a buying opportunity, where the investment team sees compelling prospects, and the enduring secular growth trends in the emerging markets.

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