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One Year Later: CPLIX Consistency Connects with Advisors

CPLIX resonates with advisors whose clients seek capital appreciation but are averse to volatility.Read Post
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How Do Alternative Investments Perform in a Rising Interest Rate Environment?

Setting sights beyond traditional investments may better prepare portfolios for future rate hikes. See why alternative investments may make sense.

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Jumpy Markets? This ‘Half Caff’ Blend Cuts Back on the Volatility While Pursuing Better Returns

Alternatives can diversify portfolios to help shield from today’s market volatility—but not all alternative allocations are created equal. Check out this Twenty 50/50 alternative blend that historically offered reduced volatility and improved returns.

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Prepping for Client Conversations About Volatility

Investors are increasingly focused on the inevitability of market volatility. Here’s a resource guide for understanding the opportunity in volatility.

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7 Out of 7 Times, Emerging Market Equities Roared Back

The average returns of emerging market equities for the 12- and 18-month periods following a major emerging markets drawdown illustrate the potential for gains.

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Using ETFs to Manage Long and Short Exposure

ETFs help Calamos Phineus Long/Short Fund keep up with markets when they’re rising while minimizing drawdowns when markets are falling.

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Making the Case to Tiptoeing Clients

Investors are optimistic but valuations are high—here’s why an equity alternative may make sense now.

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5 Things to Know about Convertible Securities in 2017

Five insights into convertible securities as drawn from our 32-page Convertible Securities: Structures, Valuation, Market Environment and Asset Allocation guide.

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How $25,000 Could Have Financed 4 Years of College

Funding a college education requires planning. One idea: pursue equity-like returns while limiting the drawdowns that can test parents’ resolve.

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Emerging Markets Dominate World Market Performance Quilt

World stock market performance has been dominated by emerging market countries, as shown in this performance quilt chart.

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