Taper Tantrum Redux? History Often Rhymes, but It Rarely Repeats

Nick Niziolek, CFA
April 9, 2021

Co-CIO Nick Niziolek, CFA, explains why the Calamos Global Team is not expecting a repeat of the 2013 Taper Tantrum once the Federal Reserve does begin removing monetary stimulus. He discusses how changed Fed policy, improved emerging market fundamentals and a strong growth outlook put emerging markets on a far better footing today.

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Setting Out the Bullish Case for China

Kyle Ruge, CFA
February 18, 2021

China’s growth story provides abundant potential for the Calamos global and international portfolios. Economic fundamentals, strategic policies, a weak dollar and a range of cyclical and secular tailwinds support the bullish case for Chinese equities.

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Luxury Stocks: Once a Cyclical Growth Opportunity, Now a Secular One

Jessica Gerberi, CFA
February 2, 2021

In prior economic cycles, the global luxury industry has shown characteristics of cyclicality, but in the past several years, the industry has experienced an unprecedented run, driven by structural growth themes. Increased adoption of ecommerce and a focus on the Chinese consumer have transformed the luxury industry and provide tailwinds for future growth.

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2021 Outlooks from the Calamos Investment Team

John P. Calamos, Sr., Matt Freund, Brad Jackson, Michael Kassab, CFA, 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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Copper: Cyclical Winner in a Shift to a Greener World

Jay Stewart, CFA and Mike Burke, CFA
December 14, 2020

Even companies that are traditionally considered to be “cyclicals” can benefit from long-term secular trends. The Calamos Global Equity team discusses how the global move to renewable energy is supporting opportunities in copper and other commodities.

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China’s Consumer Recovery: Lessons from the Tortoise and the Hare?

Paul Ryndak, CFA
December 11, 2020

China’s consumer recovery provides many opportunities for the Calamos global and international portfolios, explains Paul Ryndak, CFA. He explores China’s U-shaped spending recovery, and the demographic and behavioral shifts that can serve as tailwinds for the further adoption of online commerce.

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The Big Opportunity in European Ecommerce

Dave Gallagher, CFA
December 3, 2020

A fragmented market has been a key factor in preventing the emergence of European ecommerce champions. However, strong underlying ecommerce growth, demographics and the likelihood of increased market consolidation are creating attractive investment opportunities in Europe, both now and over the longer term. Dave Gallagher explores the case for outsized growth potential in EU ecommerce.

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Airlines: Positioned for Take Off?

Jay Stewart, CFA
November 20, 2020

Progress in Covid-19 vaccine development provides a powerful tailwind to the struggling airline industry. Jay Stewart takes a look at the upside opportunities the Calamos Global Team sees, including the types of airline companies that they believe are best positioned for success.

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