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April 2 Webcast: Join the CMNIX, CIHEX Team on Monetizing Volatility

Our April 2 webcast for financial advisors will feature the CMNIX, CIHEX team on using hedged options strategies as a way to keep your clients in the market while potentially protecting them against the downside.

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2 Ways to Use Our Market Neutral Income Fund

Here’s how financial advisors tend to use Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX) in their clients’ portfolios.

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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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Capital Protection to Dominate H1 2019, But Grant Looks for a Tradable Recovery in 2nd Half

CPLIX’s Michael Grant elaborates on why he believes the global cyclical downturn could be entering its most challenging phase, and when to expect a sustained equity recovery.

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When Volatility Attacked, CMNIX and CIHEX Were Ready

The equity market in December posed a real-life downside stress test, requiring CMNIX to prioritize downside protection over opportunity.

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There’s an Alternative to Cash: Market Neutral

Investor allocations to cash reflect the discomfort with the stock market. One alternative is to rely on the hedging of equities to produce return over varying market cycles—to be market neutral.

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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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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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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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Using Options to Hedge and Potentially Add Alpha to an Equity Strategy

Eli Pars, Calamos Co-CIO and Head of Alternative Strategies, talks with The Wall Street Transcript about how Calamos Hedged Equity Fund (CIHEX) and Calamos Market Neutral Income Fund (CMNIX) seek to capitalize on volatility by using options strategies.

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