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Don’t Go, Part 2—Keep Clients Invested with Income Alternative CMNIX

For clients whose risk profile is more conservative, CMNIX is an income alternative to getting completely out of the market.

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Seeking to Absorb Market Shocks, Recover and Keep on Growing?

Downward spikes in the market can shock investors’ portfolios. Alternative strategies may shield portfolios enabling the portfolio to get back to growing.

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Financing 4 Years of College? Here’s One Way to Do It

Here’s an idea on how to build a lower volatility equity plan for your clients’ up-and-coming scholars.

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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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No Matter What: CMNIX

Here’s why we call the market neutral fund category leader both consistent and resilient.

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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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Preparing Portfolios for the Return of Volatility: Advisors’ Questions Answered

From our April 2 webcast: The CMNIX, CIHEX team provides insight into its dynamic approach to managing amid the pullbacks, rebounds and uncertainty of unpredictable markets.

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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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Equity Revival or Economic Slowdown: CPLIX’s Michael Grant Weighs In on the Debate

The equity and bond markets vary in their interpretation of today’s environment. Calamos Head of Global Long/Short Strategies and Sr. Co-Portfolio Manager of Calamos Phineus Long/Short Fund (CPLIX) Michael Grant assesses the risks for investors.

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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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