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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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No Matter What: CMNIX

Here’s why we call the market neutral fund category leader both consistent and resilient.

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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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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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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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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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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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