Investment Ideas

How CMNIX Has Battled Volatility Over Its 31 Years

May 23, 2022

In Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund's 31 years, all but three have ended with positive returns. Intra-year drawdowns, however, have occurred every year. In fact, there have been six years—19% of the time—when the drawdown exceeded 5% and the year finished positive.

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WATCH: The Animated Convertible Price Track

April 8, 2022

The Convertible Price Track illustrates the theoretical relationships between a convertible bond’s price and the par value of the bond as the underlying stock price rises or falls. Now it's animated!

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What Could An Income and Equity Alternative Do for a 60/40 Portfolio? Meet the Half Caff

March 25, 2022

To rebalance back to a 60% allocation of unhedged long-only equity and a 40% allocation likely to generate just the skinniest of fixed income returns is to ignore today’s environment. Instead, let us introduce you to the diversification benefits of our blend of equal parts fixed income alternative Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX) and equity alternative Calamos Phineus Long/Short Fund (CPLIX).

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Liquid Alts in 2021: Record AUM, Strongest Flows Since 2013—and Performance to Believe In

Elise Pondel, CFA, AVP, Director of Product Analytics
January 25, 2022

In a reversal of a downward trend that started in 2014, last year there was unprecedented demand for liquid alternatives. Most important: the products’ performance met the demand. Alt assets reached a new high watermark in 2021, with almost all Morningstar categories benefiting from positive net flows and positive performance.

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