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Don’t Go—Here’s How You Might Hedge the Equity Risk

Calamos Hedged Equity Fund (CIHEX). CIHEX seeks to hedge equity downside, dampen volatility and still provide exposure to equity markets in the event of a May to October rally.

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FOMC Update 5-1-19: Fed More Upbeat on Growth

Hear our Fixed Income team weigh in on Fed comments from the May 1 FOMC meeting, featuring Charles Carmody, CFA, Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager and Sr. Fixed Income Trader, and Christian Brobst, Vice President, Associate Portfolio Manager.

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The Credit Market Is Sending Mixed Signals

A recession isn’t imminent, but some measures in credit markets point to building pressure in the economy. Calamos Vice President and Associate Portfolio Manager Christian Brobst discusses credit conditions and the mixed signals our fixed income team sees today.

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Watch: How Active Management Makes a Difference When Investing in Convertibles

In this video Q&A series, Joe Wysocki, CFA, Senior Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager, provides an overview of what’s happening in the convertible securities market, explains the role convertibles play in a portfolio and offers insight into the factors that have an impact on pricing and issuance.

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Watch: Slow and Steady Can Win the Race in 2019

In this video, Scott Becker, CFA, Senior Vice President and Head of Portfolio Specialists, recaps key developments and points out market factors that financial advisors should monitor as 2019 unfolds.

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Introducing the U.S. Convertible Market Snapshot

The new monthly publication provides insights on market performance, issuance, assets, composition, credit quality and valuations.

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FOMC Update 6-19-19: Fed Delivers on Market Expectations

Charles Carmody, CFA, Vice President, Co-Portfolio Manager and Sr. Fixed Income Trader, and Christian Brobst, Vice President, Associate Portfolio Manager, analyze Fed comments related to the June 19 FOMC meeting.

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Funding Retirement With Global Opportunity Plus Flexibility

Calamos Global Growth and Income Fund (CVLOX) showed remarkable staying power over a 20-year period of retirement funding, especially when compared to the MSCI ACWI Index.

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CICVX Offered a Better Experience—and a Better Return—Since Equity Volatility Has Returned

Calamos Convertible Fund (CICVX) offered financial advisors an alternative way to manage equity risk in clients’ portfolios without surrendering investment return.

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FOMC Update 3-20-19: Our Take on Today’s Fed Comments

Matt Freund, CFA, Co-CIO and Head of Fixed Income Strategies at Calamos discusses recent FOMC comments and their implications for Fed policy, interest rates, markets and the economy.

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