Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, April 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr., Jon Vacko, Joe Wysocki, Eli Pars, Matt Freund, Christian Brobst, Charles E. Carmody
April 12, 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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As Long-Term Interest Rates Rise, Here’s What Investors Should Be Thinking About

John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer
March 19, 2021

After years of artificially low interest rates and inflation, it’s understandable that some investors are disoriented by the current headlines—and worried about what to do next. Drawing on more than 50 years of investment experience, John P. Calamos, Sr. shares his perspective on inflation, rising 10-year U.S. Treasury yields, market volatility and rotation—and the implications for asset allocation.

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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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Key Themes for Successful Asset Allocation in 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr.
January 6, 2021

Amid its unprecedented challenges, 2020 affirmed long-standing truths about the resilience of the economy and markets. For investors, the year also reinforced the benefits of a long-term perspective, diversification and active management. John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer, discusses why these principles will be just as critical for successful asset allocation in the future.

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Will Inflation Rise in 2021? Yes. Will It Be Insurmountable? No.

Matt Freund, CFA
December 18, 2020

Co-CIO Matt Freund explains why he believes we are likely to see a short-term wave of inflation in 2021, but it’s more likely than not that the long-term trend returns to a 1.5% to 2% grind. A well-diversified asset allocation can effectively address the ebbs and flows.

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The Unprecedented Challenges We Face Today Call for Long-term Perspective

John P. Calamos, Sr.
March 20, 2020

John P. Calamos, Sr. encourages taking a long-term view in this challenging time. During this period of heightened uncertainty, it’s important to remember the historic resilience of the markets and the global economy. Drawing upon our decades of experience and our risk-management DNA, our teams are identifying opportunities where securities have been oversold, including in the convertible market.

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Calamos Hedged Equity Fund: A Dynamic Approach for Navigating Market Volatility

Jason Hill, David O’Donohue, Eli Pars, Jimmy Young
March 5, 2020

CIHEX has demonstrated resilience consistently during market drawdowns, including the February selloff. We interviewed the fund’s investment team to learn more about how they’ve historically mitigated risk and pursued upside through a highly responsive, dynamic approach that contrasts with “set-it-and-forget-it” options-based funds.

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