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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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4 Reasons Convertible Securities Issuance Is Taking Off in 2018

Convertible securities issuance is up in January, first-time issuers are participating and converts could benefit from tax law and M&A activity.

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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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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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Convertibles Are Off To Another Chart-Topping Year

Convertibles’ returns have bested fixed income asset classes over the last ten years and are on track to do it again in 2017. See how convertibles can enhance fixed income allocations.

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‘Experience Will Matter More from Here,’ Says Fixed Income Head Matt Freund

A differentiated perspective matters in fixed income investing, says Calamos Co-Chief Investment Officer and Head of Fixed Income Strategies Matt Freund, CFA.

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Convertibles: Why Limit Yourself to Less Than Half the Market?

The global convertibles market offers twice the opportunity of U.S. convertibles, and the opportunities are varied.

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Diversifying Credit Risk within Fixed Income

Diversification—the inclusion of a fixed-income alternative, for example—can help mitigate the impact of spreads widening when the time comes.

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Today’s Risk: Foregoing Income by Exiting Strategic High Yield

High yield investors run the risk of giving up a core source of income by exiting based on concerns about spreads widening.

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Convertible Market Review and Outlook

The convertible securities market is healthy and well positioned in this rising rate environment.

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Calamos Breaks into Top 10 of Alternative Fund Managers

Strong alternative funds’ performance and asset growth propelled Calamos into the top 10 alternative fund managers ranked by assets in the Morningstar Alternatives Category.

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TIPS Vs. Market Neutral Income Funds

TIPS are not the only alternative for investors seeking an inflation hedge. Market neutral funds have demonstrated resilience when interest rates rise.

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Investors May Be Misjudging Prospects for Fixed Income and Equities in 2017

How Calamos’ investment managers size up the prospects for fixed income and equities in 2017.

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