Correlation, dispersion and tracking error data provide insights into the market environment, explains John McClenahan, Head of Risk Management at Calamos.
John McClenahan, head of risk management, explores which types of stocks have tended to perform well in different economic environments and some of the factors that are influencing the market today.
John McClenahan, head of risk management, discusses the factors that are favoring early cyclicals.
John McClenahan explores the recent performance divergence between defensive and late cycle stocks, two areas of the market that have typically traveled together. He also considers what types of stocks are likely to lead the market into early 2015.
Not all low volatility approaches are created equal, with some approaches exposed to unintended risks, explains John McClenahan.
In our market neutral approach, the work of hedging around a major event begins days, weeks or even months before. The U.S. presidential election provides a case in point.
While a lack of volatility may be comforting for many investors, volatility can play an important role in the management of some hedged strategies. David O’Donohue discusses index volatility versus individual stock volatility, and how our team navigates different volatility environments.
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.
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.
Michael Grant discusses positioning considerations given his view that recession risks are low and politics are underpinning an improving economic cycle.
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