The Opportunity of Preferred Securities

Fixed Income Perspectives by Matt Freund, CFA and Christian Brobst
February 21, 2020

This is an environment where investors are well served by enhanced diversification into asset classes that play at the edges of traditional style boxes. The preferred securities market offers many opportunities for risk-conscious investors seeking income and the potential for total return.

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Short and Sweet: The Opportunity of Short-Term Bonds

Fixed Income Perspectives by Matt Freund, CFA and Christian Brobst
February 20, 2020

Over recent years, many investors have stretched for additional return by increasing risk. The volatility we’ve seen so far this year may make “risk-on” a less comfortable strategy in the future. For investors seeking to smooth out the bumpier ride we expect, short-duration bonds can be a good way to reduce risk while staying invested.

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Investing in Disruption: Perspectives on the Aerospace Industry

Global Team Perspectives by Jay Stewart, CFA
January 30, 2020

Investment opportunities in the aerospace industry are evolving due to global demographics and the grounding of Boeing’s MAX aircraft. Our team speaks to the sustainable long-term trends they see for select global commercial aerospace companies.

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The Global Opportunity Set Is Growing in 2020

Nick Niziolek, Co-CIO, and the Calamos Global Team
January 14, 2020

The coming year offers many reasons to be optimistic about global opportunities, according to Nick Niziolek, Co-CIO and Head of International and Global Strategies at Calamos. The combination of rising global liquidity, improving fundamentals, and a weaker dollar can fuel a significant rally in overseas markets in 2020.

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Field Notes: Insights on the Global Payments Ecosystem

Global Team Perspectives by Alex Wolf, CFA
November 11, 2019

Our global team shares additional thoughts on the global payments ecosystem following a conference on the future of money that featured some of the world’s leading experts in payments, regtech, blockchain, cryptocurrencies, and digital trust. Forums such as these complement our in-house research, in this case deepening our understanding of evolving payment industry and its nuanced investment opportunities.

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What Does Market Volatility Mean For Your Asset Allocation?

John P. Calamos, Sr.
October 8, 2019

Wild market swings. Slowing global growth. Impeachment controversy. Trade tensions. Global political uncertainty. These have not been easy months for investors, but there are still many opportunities, explains John P. Calamos, Sr., the founder and global CIO of Calamos Investments. John shares his ideas about how to position asset allocations in this volatile environment.

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Global Growth Themes: The Opportunity of Bioprocessing

Global Team Perspectives by Sam Schuette
October 8, 2019

Part of our global team’s strategy is to search out investment themes that we think will provide tailwinds for sustainable long-term growth and position our portfolios to benefit from them. In this post, we take a look at the bioprocessing industry and three themes that we believe will drive growth.

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China’s Stealth Stimulus: Part 2?

Global Team Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, CFA
October 1, 2019

In early 2016, many investors were surprised by China’s economic recovery. The lesson learned from the recovery was that policy responses in China have become stealthier and more targeted than they were during prior economic cycles. Consequently, it has become increasingly important to understand where policy is focused to position our portfolios to benefit from these tailwinds.

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