Investment Ideas

Why The Economist Calls Convertibles ‘the Asset Class for the Times’

July 19, 2021

Converts were “almost tailor-made for the circumstances of spring 2020,” and it’s easy to “imagine future economic dislocations on the horizon,” according to The Economist on July 10. The coverage focuses on convertible bonds as a “flexible source of capital,” offering advantages over straight debt or equity for both issuers and investors.

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Pullback Over, Now’s the Time to Believe in Small Caps

Brandon M. Nelson
July 13, 2021

Combine small caps’ post-pandemic growth potential, inexpensive valuations relative to large caps, and history of extended rallies with Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund (CTSIX) strengths (active management edge, recent resilience, microcap exposure) and you have a strong case for small caps.

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Small Cap Correction Is Over, CTSIX’s Nelson Says

Brandon M. Nelson
June 16, 2021

Large caps' outperformance advantage shrunk in May, and small caps are leading mid-June. Small caps, and especially micro caps, are due to resume their market leadership, says Brandon M. Nelson, CFA, Senior Vice President and Senior Portfolio Manager of Calamos Timpani Small Cap Growth Fund (CTSIX).

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