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The Credit Market Is Sending Mixed Signals

April 17, 2019

A recession isn’t imminent, but some measures in credit markets point to building pressure in the economy. Calamos Vice President and Associate Portfolio Manager Christian Brobst discusses credit conditions and the mixed signals our fixed income team sees today.

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

February 20, 2019

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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Calamos Alternative Snapshot

April 22, 2019

Sizing the Bond Bubble Risk

Convertible Guide

Our 32-page Convertible Securities: Structures, Valuation, Market Environment and Asset Allocation guide (PDF) is a resource on how convertible bonds work. It’s written by Calamos Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer John P. Calamos, Sr.

The Morningstar Market Neutral Category represents funds that attempt to eliminate the risks of the market by holding 50% of assets in long positions in stocks and 50% of assets in short positions.

The Morningstar Foreign Large Growth Category is comprised of funds that seek capital appreciation by investing in large international stocks that are growth-oriented. Large-cap foreign stocks have market capitalizations greater than 5 billion. Growth is defined based on high price/book and price/cash flow ratios, relative to the MSCI EAFE Index. These funds typically will have less than 20% of assets invested in U.S. stocks.