Global Asset Allocation: The Overlooked Opportunity

Nick Niziolek, CFA
July 27, 2020

Global diversification may have fallen out of fashion in recent years, but we believe “home-country” bias will be increasingly disadvantageous for U.S. investors. We see signs that a far-reaching shift is underway in the global economy and markets, which sets investors up well for strategic global diversification.

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ESG: A Signpost for Identifying Opportunities and Risks

Nick Niziolek, CFA and Paul Ryndak, CFA
July 8, 2020

In recent years, environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have become increasingly important to many governments and companies, as well as investors. In this post, the Calamos global team explains how they incorporate ESG into their multi-faceted approach.

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Growth Potential Calling: A Look at India’s Telecom Industry

Nick Niziolek, CFA; Paul Ryndak, CFA; and Michael Burke, CFA
June 29, 2020

Companies that are beneficiaries of secular themes may be more resilient during periods of economic turmoil. But selecting the best investments also requires understanding country-specific and company-specific factors. In this post, we take a look at the unique combination of growth drivers creating tailwinds for India’s telecomm providers.

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Accelerated Disruption Fuels Global Growth Opportunities

Calamos Global Team
May 14, 2020

Investing behind the drivers of disruption and beneficiaries of disruption while avoiding the losers is an important part of how we build the Calamos global and international portfolios. When we look across the vector of secular forces in place for the last decade, the gap has widened strikingly between winners and losers in the span of just a few months.

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Investing through Coronavirus Uncertainty: 3 Global Themes Creating Investment Opportunity

Calamos Global Equity Team
March 30, 2020

In challenging environments, top-down secular themes provide “a wind in the sails” that can help companies stay above the economy. In this post, the Calamos Global Equity Team revisits three themes that they’ve been bullish on for quite some time: Bioprocessing, artificial intelligence, and global payments. While growth prospects for these themes were strong coming into this crisis, the team expects opportunity to increase in these uncertain times.

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Global Team Positioning: Consolidating Around Favorite Names, Core Secular Themes

Global Team Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, CFA
March 23, 2020

Nick Niziolek discusses making targeted additions, focused primarily on consolidation around core positions and secular theme opportunities. In uncertain times, thematic tailwinds (such as global payments, bioprocessing, Big Data and AI) can provide a degree of resilience and growth potential.

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Why We Are Optimistic: “Notes from the Frontlines”

Global Team Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, CFA
March 13, 2020

Why our Global Team believes that the impact of the coronavirus on markets is transitory, and that aggressive monetary easing and fiscal response will set the stage for a very strong second half recovery.

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Amid Coronavirus Uncertainty, Calamos Global Team Maintains Long-Term Perspective

Global Team Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, CFA
February 25, 2020

From a global health standpoint, there is no doubt that the coronavirus warrants deep concern. However, from an investment standpoint, our base case continues to view the coronavirus outbreak as a transitory issue. We see the potential for a release of pent-up demand and greater monetary support and fiscal support contributing to a 2H2020 recovery.

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