Investment Team Voices

Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, July 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr., Brandon M. Nelson, Joe Wysocki, Jon Vacko, Eli Pars, Michael Grant, Matt Freund, Christian Brobst, Charles E. Carmody, Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge, John Hillenbrand, Brad Jackson, Michael Kassab, Bill Rubin
July 19, 2021

Economic recovery, pent-up consumer demand, and corporate profitability provide a favorable backdrop for investors. However, uncertainty surrounding inflation, interest rate hikes, Covid variants and fiscal policy will contribute to choppy markets in the second half of 2021. Senior members of our investment organization share their outlooks and discuss how they are positioning the Calamos funds. With an introduction from John P. Calamos, Sr., Founder, Chairman and Global Chief Investment Officer.

Read Post

What Factor Analysis Tells Us About Where Global Markets Are Headed

Kyle Ruge, CFA
July 12, 2021

Style factors—such as growth, value, momentum and beta—are important in explaining the return and risk of a security. The Calamos Global Team discusses how style factors can provide a context for understanding past and prevailing market environments, including the conditions we’ve seen since 2020’s lows.

Read Post

Calamos Investment Team Outlooks, April 2021

John P. Calamos, Sr., Jon Vacko, Joe Wysocki, Eli Pars, Matt Freund, Christian Brobst, Charles E. Carmody, John Hillenbrand, Brandon M. Nelson, Nick Niziolek, Dennis Cogan, Paul Ryndak, Kyle Ruge, Michael Grant, Brad Jackson, Michael Kassab, Bill Rubin
April 19, 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.

Read Post

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.

Read Post

2021 Outlooks from the Calamos Investment Team

John P. Calamos, Sr., Matt Freund, Brad Jackson, Michael Kassab, 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.

Read Post

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.

Read Post

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.

Read Post

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.

Read Post