Grant on Minimizing Risk When Shorting Stocks

Michael Grant
February 1, 2021

It's important to understand both the fundamentals and the kind of stock to be shorted, says Calamos Co-CIO Michael Grant, Head of Long/Short Strategies and Senior Co-Portfolio Manager.

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Volatility Is Our Specialty, 2020 Confirms

Brandon M. Nelson, Eli Pars, Jason Hill, John Hillenbrand, Michael Grant
December 14, 2020

We revisit some of what Calamos portfolio management teams were saying (and doing) as markets began to reflect the uncertainty related to COVID-19 and its repercussions—and the impact of positioning decisions made, largely in the tumult of the first half of the year.

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CPLIX’s Grant Called the Market Rally, and Continues Risk-on

Michael Grant
June 15, 2020

This has been an unusual recovery. Initially, it was led by the same high-quality “safety” stocks that dominated before the drawdown. Cyclical issues then followed, starting in mid-May. Here’s how the barbell strategy employed by the Calamos Phineus Long/Short Equity Fund (CPLIX) managed to capture gains during both legs.

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