Market Perspectives

Economic Outlook

We remain positive about opportunities in growth equities and convertibles but expect volatility to remain elevated amid fiscal and monetary policy uncertainties.

The “Fasten Seatbelt” Sign Has Been Turned On

Our international team assesses the volatility and risks in the markets and their impact on positioning decisions.

U.S. High Yield Outlook

We believe the high yield market offers compelling return potential over the next 12 months, especially relative to other segments of the fixed income market.

Nick Niziolek on Bloomberg Radio
February, 2015 In an interview on Bloomberg Radio’s “Bloomberg Surveillance” program, Co-PM Nick Niziolek provides the firm’s thoughts on global markets, including insights about potential opportunities in Japan and Europe, as well as how convertibles may be helpful in volatile markets.
SVP and Co-PM Eli Pars interview on Fox Business
January, 2015

SVP and Co-Portfolio Manager Eli Pars discusses the Greek elections and the company’s outlook for convertible bonds given volatile global markets.

John P. Calamos, Sr. on Fox Business
October, 2015

In a live interview with Maria Bartiromo, John Calamos, Sr. discusses the current volatile market environment and the use of convertible bonds as a hedge against raising interest rates.

CEO and Global Co-CIO John Calamos, Sr. on CNBC
August, 2015

John P. Calamos, Sr. discusses the Fed and how investors can differentiate given the recent volatility in markets.