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How CICVX’s Active Management Won the Latest Bout of Equity Volatility

Two recent decision provide fresh illustration of the Calamos Convertible Fund team’s experience in managing with the goal of participating on the equity upside while seeking to protecting against the downside.

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No Matter What: CMNIX

Here’s why we call the market neutral fund category leader both consistent and resilient.

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Of Course, the Calamos Asset Class Quilt Includes Convertibles

This interactive chart presents the 10-year performance of multiple asset classes, including convertible bonds.

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Capital Protection to Dominate H1 2019, But Grant Looks for a Tradable Recovery in 2nd Half

CPLIX’s Michael Grant elaborates on why he believes the global cyclical downturn could be entering its most challenging phase, and when to expect a sustained equity recovery.

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When Volatility Attacked, CMNIX and CIHEX Were Ready

The equity market in December posed a real-life downside stress test, requiring CMNIX to prioritize downside protection over opportunity.

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1000 Basis Points: CPLIX’s Q4 Difference

Calamos Phineus Long/Short Fund (CPLIX) helped investors buffer the market’s volatility in 2018, outperforming the S&P 500 in all three major market drawdowns during the year.

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Why Our Alternatives Worked in 2018

Our alternatives portfolio management teams use a range of tools to minimize drawdowns and preserve capital.

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CIHEX Beats Back 3 Equity Market Drawdowns to Finish 2018 Positive

CIHEX is an equity alternative whose 2018 performance demonstrated how it dampened the effect of volatility.

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Liquid Alternatives: 2018 Year-end Review

A review of 2017 and liquid alternative mutual funds.

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Could Calamos Convertible Fund Help Reduce Your Retirees’ Worries?

Calamos Convertible Fund (CCVIX) outperformed the S&P 500 by a surprisingly wide margin when it came to funding retirement over the 20-year period ended 9/30/18.

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