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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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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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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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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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