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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Whether Vol is High or Low, Gamma Trading Can Exploit Opportunity

Alternative Team Perspectives by Jason Hill
February 20, 2019

Volatility can strengthen the tailwinds for the gamma trading Calamos does in our market neutral income strategy. But even without high levels of market volatility, our team can find still opportunities, explains Co-Portfolio Manager Jason Hill.

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How to Respond to Market Volatility

John P. Calamos, Sr.
February 6, 2019

As volatility returns to the stock market, many investors are feeling unsettled and maybe even panicked. Drawing on more than 40 years of experience in the markets, John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses the importance of a long-term approach.

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Post-Election Perspectives

John P. Calamos, Sr.
November 13, 2018

Now that midterm elections are over, there’s one less uncertainty for investors. Historically, markets have advanced after midterms, but investors should still be ready for volatility.

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When Volatility Surges, Stay Long Term

John P. Calamos, Sr.
October 12, 2018

Pullbacks are a normal part of investing, and the U.S. economy can withstand this selloff. During volatile periods in the markets, long-term perspective essential because there are still opportunities for active managers.

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Asset Allocation Amid “Record Breaking” Noise

John P. Calamos, Sr.
March 28, 2018

There’s nothing like a record-breaking day in the markets to make investors worry—either that they are missing out on gains others are getting or that they need to sell everything now. John P. Calamos, Sr. puts short-term moves into perspective and speaks to the benefits of diversification.

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Why the Bull Market Can Continue

John P. Calamos, Sr.
February 14, 2018

As long as the upward corporate earnings trend remains intact due to ongoing global expansion, equities have more room to advance.

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Managing Volatility-Aided Strategies in a Low Volatility Environment

Alternative Team Perspectives by David O’Donohue
June 26, 2017

While a lack of volatility may be comforting for many investors, volatility can play an important role in the management of some hedged strategies. David O’Donohue discusses index volatility versus individual stock volatility, and how our team navigates different volatility environments.

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Is Everyone Overpaying for "Safety Stocks"?

Global Long/Short Team Perspectives by Michael Grant
May 17, 2016

Michael Grant, Sr. Portfolio Manager, considers how investors’ potentially misplaced belief in the economy’s fragility influences valuations and opportunities in the stock market.

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