Investment Team Voices

The Panic Seems to Be Running Out of Steam

Matt Freund
March 17, 2023

A lot has happened since the SVB collapse. Co-CIO Matt Freund shares why investors should be focusing on several key areas, including how dramatically the Fed will alter its previously stated plans and the impact this situation will have on the economy.

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The Fed Finally Broke Something

John P. Calamos, Sr. and Michael Grant
March 16, 2023

Over recent days, markets have reflected widening concern over the fallout from recent bank failures, but now is not the time to panic. There are important differences between now and 2008, explain John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder and Global CIO, and Michael Grant, Co-CIO.

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What the SVB Collapse Means for Investors

Matt Freund, CFA
March 13, 2023

Last week, questions about a California bank quickly developed into the country’s first electronic bank run. Co-Chief Investment Officer Matt Freund explores what caused the crisis and how the markets are responding to this fluid situation.

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Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, January 2023

January 3, 2023

The Calamos investment teams are finding cause for cautious optimism as inflationary headwinds weaken. Macro themes and valuations will remain important in 2023, but we anticipate markets to expand their focus on company fundamentals, providing a tailwind for our research-driven approaches.

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Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, October 2022

October 3, 2022

Despite market volatility and many macro-level uncertainties, our teams continue to identify opportunities across asset classes. With an introduction from Founder and Global Chief Investment Officer John P. Calamos, Sr.

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Finding Innovation in the Chemicals Industry: Why We Say Yes to Croda

Jim Madden, CFA; Tony Tursich, CFA; Beth Williamson
July 28, 2022

ESG opportunities with robust returns on investment can be found even in industries with discernable environmental and societal constraints. However, due diligence is key. Using the chemicals industry as an example, the Calamos Sustainable Equities Team demonstrates why proprietary research—not third-party ratings—drive authentic and credible ESG portfolio construction.

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Disrupted and Disliked, but Indispensable for Our Future

Matt Freund, CFA, and Michael Grant, CFA
July 8, 2022

The pain at the gas pump has been rising steadily. If you listen to the media and politicians, one might infer that oil companies or the Ukraine War are responsible for the price hikes. But digging a little deeper reveals a more complex story. Matt Freund and Michael Grant share their perspective about what’s going on with energy markets, oil prices and demand trends—along with the implications for investors.

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