Investment Team Voices

Headwinds to Tailwinds: An Improved Horizon for Overseas Markets

Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge
January 4, 2024

Overseas markets have typically experienced their strongest relative performance during periods of US dollar weakness. The Calamos global investment team believes we are in the early innings of a weak-dollar cycle. Moreover, many overseas economies are in the earlier stages of their reopening cycles, and a plethora of economic reforms are providing support in emerging markets.

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Global Investment Themes Spotlight, 3Q 2023

Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge
October 5, 2023

In this adaptation from our recent commentary, “3Q 2023 Global Investment Theme Spotlight,” we highlight important investment ideas based on India’s pro-growth policies, promising obesity treatments, China’s electric vehicle industry, and energy trends.

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The Case for Emerging Markets Is Strong

Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge
April 3, 2023

The Calamos Global Equity Team discuss the opportunities of ASEAN reopening, nearshoring and friendshoring. They also explain why the fundamentals of emerging market banks may make them more stable than banks in developed markets.

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Global Opportunities: Japanese Equities

Nick Niziolek, CFA, Dennis Cogan, CFA, Paul Ryndak, CFA, and Kyle Ruge, CFA
January 20, 2022

A cyclically oriented market, strong corporate balance sheets and attractive valuations position Japan to outperform, explains the Calamos Global Equity Team.

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Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, October 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr., Jon Vacko, Joe Wysocki, Brandon M. Nelson, Eli Pars, Jim Madden, Tony Tursich, Matt Freund, Christian Brobst, Charles E. Carmody, John Hillenbrand, Michael Grant, Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge, Michael Kassab, Bill Rubin
October 19, 2021

Inflation may be more persistent, and the pace of growth may be slowing, but our teams continue to identify many opportunities across asset classes. Senior members of our investment organization share their outlooks and discuss how they are positioning portfolios. With an introduction from John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer.

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Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, July 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr., Brandon M. Nelson, Joe Wysocki, Jon Vacko, Eli Pars, Michael Grant, Matt Freund, Christian Brobst, Charles E. Carmody, Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge, John Hillenbrand, Michael Kassab, Bill Rubin
July 19, 2021

Economic recovery, pent-up consumer demand, and corporate profitability provide a favorable backdrop for investors. However, uncertainty surrounding inflation, interest rate hikes, Covid variants and fiscal policy will contribute to choppy markets in the second half of 2021. Senior members of our investment organization share their outlooks and discuss how they are positioning the Calamos funds. With an introduction from John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer.

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What Factor Analysis Tells Us About Where Global Markets Are Headed

Kyle Ruge, CFA
July 12, 2021

Style factors—such as growth, value, momentum and beta—are important in explaining the return and risk of a security. The Calamos Global Team discusses how style factors can provide a context for understanding past and prevailing market environments, including the conditions we’ve seen since 2020’s lows.

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Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, April 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr., Jon Vacko, Joe Wysocki, Eli Pars, Matt Freund, Christian Brobst, Charles E. Carmody, John Hillenbrand, Brandon M. Nelson, Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge, Michael Grant, Michael Kassab, Bill Rubin
April 19, 2021

The first quarter of 2021 delivered new challenges for investors, including rotational markets, rising interest rates and mounting inflation pressures. Senior members of our investment organization share their outlooks and discuss how they are positioning the Calamos funds to navigate the crosscurrents. With an introduction from John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer.

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2021 Outlooks from the Calamos Investment Team

John P. Calamos, Sr., Matt Freund, Michael Kassab, Bill Rubin, Michael Grant, Jon Vacko, Joe Wysocki, Eli Pars, Brandon M. Nelson, Charles E. Carmody, Christian Brobst, Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge
January 26, 2021

Senior members of our investment organization discuss their outlooks, the opportunities and risks they see, and how they are positioning the Calamos funds. With an introduction from John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer.

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