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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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Barron’s Profiles How CMNIX Uses Volatility to Generate Returns

Barron’s profiles Eli Pars about the Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX).

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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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Using Convertibles to Manage Technology Risk

Convertibles, when managed appropriately, can be a powerful tool to provide upside participation in technology growth stocks while protecting against downside risk.

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Ride Out the Bull Market with a Lower Volatility Alternative: CIHEX

CIHEX provided hedged equity exposure—a less volatile ride than the S&P but with more growth than a bond fund.

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Not Too Late: Convertibles Still Undervalued

Even after a year of strong performance, the convertible securities market was trading near the lower end of its historical valuation range as of 7/30/18.

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Watch: The Specific Appeal of Convertible Securities

Here are three brief videos on the appeal of convertible securities and their use in an asset allocation.

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Watch: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions about Our Covered Call Strategy

CMNIX and CIHEX co-portfolio managers discuss the active hedging difference.

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CIHEX Played Defense in the First Half—and Finished Ahead of the S&P 500

Calamos Hedged Equity Income Fund (CIHEX) is a defensive equity strategy that worked in the first six months of 2018.

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New On-demand Presentation Explains CMNIX Process, Results

Watch this video to better understand how bond alternative Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX) has provided lower volatility and a steady income stream.

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