Investment Ideas

FOMC Update 9-18-19: Another Interest Rate Cut and Heightened Attention to the Repo Market

Charles E. Carmody, Christian Brobst
September 18, 2019

Noting global weakness, muted inflation and the impact of trade policy on the economy, the Federal Open Market Committee today cut rates by 25 basis points. The move was widely expected but there was some additional news in the official announcement and press conference that followed, as you’ll hear in our FOMC update with Charles Carmody,...

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August Was Wild, and Our Alts Worked

Eli Pars, Michael Grant
September 9, 2019

These are the markets our alternative funds are made for, an opportunity to demonstrate why they’re worthy of financial advisors' consideration as a core allocation in clients’ portfolios.

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How to Evaluate Options-based Strategies

August 21, 2019

To better appreciate the resilience of the Calamos Hedged Equity Fund (CIHEX) during periods of market volatility, we urge financial advisors to ask three simple questions when conducting due diligence on options-based strategies.

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