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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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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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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: CIHEX’s Dynamic Approach to Pursuing Market Opportunities

Joe Cusick, Vice President, Portfolio Specialist, elaborates on various aspects of market behavior, risk management and trading strategies associated with options-based funds as he answers questions frequently asked by financial advisors.

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Understanding the Options-based Funds Category: Infographic

A graphical look at the fastest growing liquid alternatives category—and what financial advisors need to know when evaluating their choices.

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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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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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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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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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