Convertible Securities: A Compelling Choice for Uncertain Times

John P. Calamos, Sr.
May 20, 2020

Convertible security strategies can be an attractive choice for an asset allocation core because they lessen the need to make a timing call about the stock market, interest rates or economic recovery, explains John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer of Calamos Investments.

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Asset Allocation Perspectives: Responding to Risk While Staying Invested

John P. Calamos, Sr.
April 9, 2020

John P. Calamos, Sr. explains why it makes sense to stay invested through uncertainty. There are variety of ways to potentially reduce the equity exposures in a portfolio without going to cash—for example, by including risk-managed liquid alternative and convertible security strategies.

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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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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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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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Convertible Securities: Reason for Optimism in 2H 2018 and Beyond

John P. Calamos, Sr.
July 11, 2018

Convertible securities may be less well known than stocks and bonds, but they offer many potential benefits. Global Chief Investment Officer John P. Calamos, Sr. explains why he believes the case for actively managed convertibles is especially strong today.

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