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.
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.
Bank loan coupon income may benefit portfolios as additional Fed hikes work into the system.
Two inflation measures—Personal Consumption Expenditures Core Price Index (PCE) and the Underlying Inflation Gauge (UIG)—are at odds.
If inflation returns, lower bond prices (higher yields) could signal lower stock prices.
Convertible securities issuance is up in January, first-time issuers are participating and converts could benefit from tax law and M&A activity.
When interest rate volatility spikes, agile active managers who are constantly engaged with the market are well positioned to take advantage.
Duration in investment grade bonds has not been this high since 1993, and duration in high yield credit has never been lower.
Brief videos present a fixed income update, including opportunities and risks, from Calamos Fixed Income Head Matt Freund.
Our approach, including a wide opportunity set, to generate alpha for core fixed income allocations.
When spreads widen, an actively managed, risk-aware approach may have the edge over a high yield ETF.
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.
A differentiated perspective matters in fixed income investing, says Calamos Co-Chief Investment Officer and Head of Fixed Income Strategies Matt Freund, CFA.
The global convertibles market offers twice the opportunity of U.S. convertibles, and the opportunities are varied.
Diversification—the inclusion of a fixed-income alternative, for example—can help mitigate the impact of spreads widening when the time comes.
High yield investors run the risk of giving up a core source of income by exiting based on concerns about spreads widening.
The convertible securities market is healthy and well positioned in this rising rate environment.
Strong alternative funds’ performance and asset growth propelled Calamos into the top 10 alternative fund managers ranked by assets in the Morningstar Alternatives Category.
TIPS are not the only alternative for investors seeking an inflation hedge. Market neutral funds have demonstrated resilience when interest rates rise.
How Calamos’ investment managers size up the prospects for fixed income and equities in 2017.
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