An Update on Three Dynamics in Emerging Markets

Global Team Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, CFA and Todd Speed, CFA
August 15, 2019

Through the first half of the year, EM growth equities have gained ground on value and global companies have rebounded. In a volatile environment, the convertible market provides abundant opportunities for risk management.

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Wish Upon a STAR: A Q&A About China’s New Stock Exchange

Global and International Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, CFA and Dennis Cogan, CFA
August 12, 2019

China’s new STAR Board has been in the headlines since debuting on July 15. This new exchange aligns with many of China’s plans to deepen its domestic capital markets and to increase its overall attractiveness as a destination for capital.

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Green Shoots in China

Global Perspectives by Nick Niziolek, CFA and Todd Speed, CFA
April 30, 2019

Key indicators, including strength across consumer and industrial activity, have affirmed our positive bias toward China. The resumption of trade negotiations with the U.S. in the coming days will provide another key signpost.

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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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The Underappreciated Swap Curve: A Closer Look

Fixed Income Perspectives by Christian Brobst
December 4, 2018

Over recent days, U.S. interest rate curves have moved rapidly toward inflection points. In this post, we take a look at what investors should watch, and how interest rate curves can be used to gauge the psyche of the market.

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Post-Election Perspectives

John P. Calamos, Sr.
November 13, 2018

Now that midterm elections are over, there’s one less uncertainty for investors. Historically, markets have advanced after midterms, but investors should still be ready for volatility.

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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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Short-Term High Yield: The Road Less Traveled

Fixed Income Perspectives by Christian Brobst
September 27, 2018

The short-duration high yield market may be an overlooked corner of the market, but the Calamos Fixed Income team sees it as an excellent hunting ground for alpha opportunities.

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