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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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A Nasty October Should Give Way to More Equity Upside, Expects CPLIX’s Grant

Calamos Phineus Long/Short Fund (CPLIX) showed resilience during the October 2018 market decline.

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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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The Complexities of Investing in Convertibles: What Every Advisor Should Know

Combining equity and bond characteristics into one security creates some unique complexities best handled by active management.

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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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Could a Fixed Income Alternative Reduce the Interest Rate Sensitivity of Your Retirement Portfolios?

See how Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund can be a viable alternative for those who worry about rising interest rates’ effect on fixed income portfolios.

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How Equity Alternatives Have Performed When Rates Rose

A look at the strong performance of Calamos convertible-using funds, hedged equity and long/short equity funds in rising rate periods.

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How CMNIX—Our Income Alt—Worked Versus the Bond Market, 2018 YTD

Rising rates and other bond market challenges haven’t fazed Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX) this year.

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Compare Convertibles vs. Fixed Income with This Interactive Quilt

Our interactive quilt enables comparison of convertibles securities performance vs. fixed income asset classes.

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