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Introducing Calamos Short-Term Bond Fund: Seeking Current Income and Lower Volatility

Introducing the Calamos Short-Term Bond Fund (CSTIX). Its value-driven, bond-by-bond investment approach is focused on being well compensated for the risks taken. The fund seeks high current income and preservation of principal.

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The Value We’re Finding in Bank Loans

Bank loan coupon income may benefit portfolios as additional Fed hikes work into the system.

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Inflation Measures Are Sending Conflicting Signals

Two inflation measures—Personal Consumption Expenditures Core Price Index (PCE) and the Underlying Inflation Gauge (UIG)—are at odds.

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The Link Between Bond Prices and Stock Prices

If inflation returns, lower bond prices (higher yields) could signal lower stock prices.

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What Does the Pick-up in Interest Rate Volatility Mean for Fixed Income Investors?

When interest rate volatility spikes, agile active managers who are constantly engaged with the market are well positioned to take advantage.

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Portfolio Manager Video Q&As Answer Market, Investment Questions

Portfolio manager videos provide answers to commonly asked questions.

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High Yield and Investment Grade Corporates: What’s Suggested by Duration Extremes?

Duration in investment grade bonds has not been this high since 1993, and duration in high yield credit has never been lower.

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Watch: Freund on 2018 Fixed Income Opportunities and Risks

Brief videos present a fixed income update, including opportunities and risks, from Calamos Fixed Income Head Matt Freund.

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Interest Rates Just One Component of the Resilient Bond Portfolio

Our approach, including a wide opportunity set, to generate alpha for core fixed income allocations.

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Give Your Clients An Edge When High Yield Spreads Widen

When spreads widen, an actively managed, risk-aware approach may have the edge over a high yield ETF.

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