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Brendon Lau

Brendon’s passion for shares started by accident in 2003 and he has worked in various roles around capital markets ever since as a trader, stock analyst and markets reporter with the Australian Financial Review. Most of his wealth has come from share investing than any other asset class, and that has given him the financial freedom not to work full-time, if he chooses to. Brendon is a medium to long-term investor who aims to hold positions for a year or longer and is focused on fundamental analysis, although he will occasionally use technical indicators to time his entries and exits. Brendon has an MBA from Melbourne Business School and is RG 146 certified. He lives in Melbourne with his wife, three kids and two dogs.

Why Independence Group’s share price hit a 52-week high today

The Independence Group NL (ASX: IGO) share price rallied on the jump in the nickel price and a positive exploration results annoucement. More »

The ASX 200 bank stock at greatest risk during the August reporting season

The downside risks to the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) banking sector is receding and short-sellers are on the retreat, although this isn’t to say... More »

Is this ASX 200 stock following the footsteps of NASDAQ star Zynga?

This large cap stock has a $63 billion market opportunity ahead of it, according to Morgan Stanley, which upgraded the stock to a "buy". More »

What top brokers are saying about Rio Tinto’s latest update

Before you decide if you should forgive and forget Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) for its weak quarterly, you might want to hear what... More »

Myer’s latest strategy to turnaround its share price

You have to admire those willing to try new things. On that note, investors should be encouraged that Myer Holdings Ltd (ASX: MYR) is... More »

What top brokers are saying about the AMP share price crash

Is the AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) share price a bargain-hunters delight after it’s devastating crash to a record low yesterday? More »

Why the Oil Search share price is falling despite a big production boost

A solid increase in half-year output and revenue couldn’t save the Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) share price from slipping lower. Here's what you... More »

Commodity producers fire up even as China’s growth slumps to 27-year low

Don’t get too disheartened about China's slowing GDP as industrial output for several commodities, including steel, have hit a record. More »

ASX retailers striking back at Amazon.com’s Prime Day event

Profit margins at several S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) retailers could be squeezed further as several are taking Amazon.com, Inc. head-on with their own sales... More »

This infrastructure stock slams into reverse after Macquarie sold down its stake

The Atlas Arteria Group (ASX: ALX) share price is backing further away from its record high of $8.19 it hit last month. Here's what... More »

The new housing bubble threat to ASX banking shares that isn’t from Australia

The threat of a popping housing bubble in this country has receded substantially but worries about another over-heated housing market could haunt the big... More »

Why top brokers are urging investors to buy the Nearmap share price dip

The Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) share price is taking a beating for a second day following the release of its full year results update... More »

Why the outlook for Woodside and other energy stocks is suddenly brighter

Don’t give up on the underperforming ASX oil & gas sector. Depite the headwinds, the outlook for the sector is starting to improve. More »

3 things you should know before buying or selling ASX bank stocks

You may want to channel Charles Dickens if you are struggling to decide whether to buy or sell ASX banks shares as this is... More »