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Convertibles as a Risk Management Tool in Emerging Markets Portfolios

May 2nd, 2016 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Strategies, Newly Added, Hedge Funds

By Nick Niziolek, CFA In a recent post titled The Convertible Bond Trifecta, my colleague Scott Henderson outlined several market factors that appear supportive of convertible bonds after the volatility that started 2016. This post addresses a different role for convertibles: their use as a risk management tool within portfoliosRead More

The Convertible Bond Trifecta

Mar 21st, 2016 | Filed under: Newly Added, Alpha Strategies, Hedge Funds

By Scott Henderson, CFA, CIMA®, CMFC, Calamos Investments Convertible securities have not been immune from the volatility that has roiled risk assets in 2016. However, we believe the volatile start to the year has set the stage for longer-term opportunities. A convertible bond can be thought of as a corporateRead More

Gamma Trading: Why Big Market Swings Can Be Good News

Feb 17th, 2016 | Filed under: Hedge Fund Strategies, Equity Hedge Funds, Newly Added, Hedge Funds

By Jason Hill, SVP and David O’Donohue, VP, Calamos Investments When it comes to your investment portfolio, volatility can be an unsettling word. For strategies that utilize convertible arbitrage though, market volatility can be a welcomed phenomenon, as we may be able to profit from it through what is referredRead More