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Watch: How Active Management Makes a Difference When Investing in Convertibles

In this video Q&A series, Joe Wysocki, CFA, Senior Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager, provides an overview of what’s happening in the convertible securities market, explains the role convertibles play in a portfolio and offers insight into the factors that have an impact on pricing and issuance.

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Equity Revival or Economic Slowdown: CPLIX’s Michael Grant Weighs In on the Debate

The equity and bond markets vary in their interpretation of today’s environment. Calamos Head of Global Long/Short Strategies and Sr. Co-Portfolio Manager of Calamos Phineus Long/Short Fund (CPLIX) Michael Grant assesses the risks for investors.

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Watch: Slow and Steady Can Win the Race in 2019

In this video, Scott Becker, CFA, Senior Vice President and Head of Portfolio Specialists, recaps key developments and points out market factors that financial advisors should monitor as 2019 unfolds.

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Introducing the U.S. Convertible Market Snapshot

The new monthly publication provides insights on market performance, issuance, assets, composition, credit quality and valuations.

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Watch: CIHEX’s Dynamic Approach to Pursuing Market Opportunities

Joe Cusick, Vice President, Portfolio Specialist, elaborates on various aspects of market behavior, risk management and trading strategies associated with options-based funds as he answers questions frequently asked by financial advisors.

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Understanding the Options-based Funds Category: Infographic

A graphical look at the fastest growing liquid alternatives category—and what financial advisors need to know when evaluating their choices.

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CICVX Named Top Bond Fund, Among the Best for 2019

Calamos Convertible Fund (CICVX) has been named the top convertible bond fund open to new investors by Investor’s Business Daily.

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Funding Retirement With Global Opportunity Plus Flexibility

Calamos Global Growth and Income Fund (CVLOX) showed remarkable staying power over a 20-year period of retirement funding, especially when compared to the MSCI ACWI Index.

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EM Rebound at 3 Months: Is a Sustained Rally Ahead?

Time will tell whether we are heading toward a sustained rally in emerging markets—but the last three months are off to a promising start.

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There’s an Alternative to Cash: Market Neutral

Investor allocations to cash reflect the discomfort with the stock market. One alternative is to rely on the hedging of equities to produce return over varying market cycles—to be market neutral.

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