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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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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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Back for One More Bow: Our Favorite Charts of the Year

These charts were among the most effective for discussing opportunities in 2018, a year characterized by the return of volatility, rising rates and technology stocks’ falling back to earth.

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Market’s Down Hundreds of Points—And All Is Calm at Calamos

Calamos’ risk-managed approach anticipates and plans for market volatility.

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Calamos Alternative Funds Are Breaking Away from the Pack in 2018

Calamos liquid alternative funds have worked over full market cycles and during 2018’s bursts of volatility.

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CIHEX Took the Sting Out of S&P 500 Volatility

As the Calamos Hedged Equity Income Fund (CIHEX) pursues upside participation in equity markets, it uses a covered call strategy attempting to limit downside risk. Over time, the fund’s options-based risk management strategy seeks to generate returns with less volatility.

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