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1000 Basis Points: CPLIX’s Q4 Difference

Calamos Phineus Long/Short Fund (CPLIX) helped investors buffer the market’s volatility in 2018, outperforming the S&P 500 in all three major market drawdowns during the year.

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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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Why Our Alternatives Worked in 2018

Our alternatives portfolio management teams use a range of tools to minimize drawdowns and preserve capital.

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Liquid Alternatives: 2018 Year-end Review

A review of 2017 and liquid alternative mutual funds.

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Advisors: The One Simple Step to Activate Your LinkedIn Profile

Calamos offers one-on-one LinkedIn training for financial advisors.

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Could Calamos Convertible Fund Help Reduce Your Retirees’ Worries?

Calamos Convertible Fund (CCVIX) outperformed the S&P 500 by a surprisingly wide margin when it came to funding retirement over the 20-year period ended 9/30/18.

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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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Consistency Across Market Cycles: CGIIX's Top-Decile Performance Helped Keep Clients Invested

Calamos Growth and Income Fund (CGIIX)’s not-at-all-secret weapon is convertible securities, helping it maintain a consistent risk posture during market volatility and across market cycles.

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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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