English Words Originated From Homer's Iliad and Odyssey (Part 1)

Two words for you today that came from the Greek Poet Homer. The word amen comes from the latin "amen," the well known amen that...

Sellout Artists Promote Greece with…Placemats and Disposable Cups

“Live Your Myth in Greece” is the slogan we hear all across New York City and Athens, Greece. Whether it is on the subway...
Hera's coin

IAGTM: English Words Originated From Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey (Part 2)

Three new words for you today: The word Humor comes from Himor (juicy or someone who is happy or excited; Gr: χυμόρ;), originated from the word Himos (Juice; Gr: χυμός;) in Euboean Dialect...

Calamos: Global Economic Review & Outlook

John P. Calamos Senior* and Gary Black** share their thoughts on global economic trends. The global economy can maintain its slow recovery trajectory, supported by accommodative...

Why Greek-Americans Are so 'Churchy' . . .

When visiting Greece, I am often asked by native-born Greeks why Greek-Americans are so ‘churchy’ – we sing in church choirs, attend church fairly...
John Calamos Sr.

John Calamos: "Lessons from Greece"

By John P. Calamos, Sr. I have long believed opportunities exist in all market environments. Progress seldom occurs linearly, and there are always hurdles to overcome....

Two ways to be Greek?

Having lived abroad for a decade or two (or three plus...) gives us Greek-Americans a whole new concept of Greekness or Greek identity and...

Calamos: How Do You Know It’s a Stock Picker’s Market?

By John McClenahan/Calamos Investments In our most recent Global Economic Review and Outlook, we described 2014 as the year of the fundamental investor with macro...

Summer

Summer in Greek means a whole lot more than it does in English. Naturally, everybody has the ability to take time off and enjoy...

Greek-Americans Support Greek Efforts

Although there has been a massive negative reaction about the crisis in Greece all over the world, the situation has changed in the US....

Greek Archbishop of America: 'Hagia Sophia Must Not Become a Mosque'

  Archbishop of America, Demetrios, expressed his deep concern over the statements of turning Hagia Sophia of Istanbul into a Muslim mosque. In a related announcement...

CNBC Predicts Early Greek Elections During 2014

American news agency CNBC has stated that the Greek government, after a barrage of draconian measures imposed on the private sector, is turning on the...

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