Investors Behaving Badly

posted on October 1st, 2013 by Bellmont Research Team

photo There is a long list of academic theories and models that attempt to explain and understand the economy and markets. While none are perfectly infallible, many Read more

Back To Basics

posted on November 7th, 2012 by Bellmont Research Team

The share market can at times be a bewildering place, yet in many ways we tend to make it much more complicated than it need be.  Unfortunately some very self-evident underlying truths tend to get overlooked in preference for complex and often tenuous relationships, and this can cause us to make some very foolish investment decisions.  Below are some of the more important facts to remember when investing in the share market: ignore them at your peril... Read more

Is Investing In The Share Market Too Risky?

posted on April 4th, 2012 by Bellmont Research Team

Have you recently come into money? Maybe you have sold your business, received a large inheritance or perhaps you have just set up a Self Managed Super Fund (SMSF) you’re probably wondering what is the right investment strategy. Every day we see headlines about property prices and share markets retreating, we see the interest in our savings account diminish as rates are lowered and we ride the wave of investing emotion with the 24hour news cycle that is constantly in front of us. Since 2008 the world financial system, and in particular share markets, have experienced the dramatic shocks of the GFC and European debt crises leaving many people asking if investing in the share market too risky? Read more