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Buy-Write Portfolio Update March 2014

posted on March 27th, 2014 by David

officePhotoWe may have mentioned to you recently that we've been undertaking some extensive research projects, looking at optimising the way we manage the Bellmont Buy-Write Portfolio. We've now completed these projects, and are excited to be able to start implementing the findings in the next few days. Read more

ASA Presentation

posted on August 30th, 2013 by David

Introduction to Options & The Buy-Write Strategy by Simon Bylsma for the Australian Shareholders Association

Option Series Pt. 3 – Aust Shareholders Association

posted on August 22nd, 2013 by Bellmont Research Team

options-header-3We have arrived at the third and final part of our series on options. I hope this series, which introduces options, has shed some light on an unexplored area of investing. In this edition I will connect the concepts we have explored in the first two parts of this series and will introduce a simple options strategy that will Read more

Option Series Pt 2 – Aust Shareholders Association

posted on July 25th, 2013 by Bellmont Research Team

Options Series Part 2In the last edition of Equity I introduced some basic option concepts and in part two of this series I hope to build on those. As with any new concept options take time to understand, however if you Read more

Sydney Northern Beaches Investment Update

posted on June 18th, 2013 by David

Simon Bylsma Presents At The Sydney Northern Beaches Investment Update

SydneyNorthernBeachesPresentationFeaturedBellmont was delighted to host the Sydney Northern Beaches Investment Breakfast this morning. We would like to thank the Bayview Golf Club and their staff for the outstanding service as well as the many Northern Beaches professionals who attended. Read more

Option Series Pt. 1 – Aust Shareholders Association

posted on June 18th, 2013 by Bellmont Research Team

Simon HeadshotWeighed down by complexity, investors have turned a blind eye to the risk management benefits of the ASX options market. Over the next three editions of Equity Magazine I hope to introduce you to Read more

Strategic Super Investor – Pt 2

posted on March 8th, 2013 by Bellmont Research Team

Simon HeadshotThe Strategic Super Investor has provided three professional SMSF advisors with different investor scenarios to manage for 12 months. In our Summer issue, they allocated a portfolio according to the circumstances Read more

Strategic Super Investor – Pt 1 of 3

posted on December 20th, 2012 by Bellmont Research Team

Simon HeadshotThe Strategic Super Investor has spoken with three SMSF professionals and provided each advisor with a different SMSF investor scenario. We asked them to allocate a portfolio according to Read more

The Yield Gap

posted on November 7th, 2012 by Bellmont Research Team

Many investors have been squeezed on their term deposits with the best 12 month deposit currently being offered by the major banks only yielding 4.45% (see table below). This is creating a significant yield gap between cash and equities and we are starting to see money move out of cash into equities to lock in yield with many investors happy to pick up dividends even if there is no growth in the stock. The below chart shows this yield gap with the cash rate (white line) vs the dividend yield of the ASX200 not including Read more

Is Investing In The Share Market Too Risky?

posted on April 4th, 2012 by Bellmont Research Team

photoHave 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 Read more