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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 ASX investors should be ignoring warnings from the bearish bond market

It's not bond yields that ASX investors should be worried about even though its bonds that have been blamed for Monday's slump on the... More »

Why the bond market will send ASX investors scurrying for cover today

Brace for a market sell-off as the futures market is pointing to a more than 50-point drop on the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) index... More »

Top brokers slap “sell” recommendations on these 3 stocks

Don’t let the strong run on the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) index fool you into a sense of complacency. This could be the time... More »

What you need to know about Premier Investments’ record interim results

If we are in the midst of a retail recession, someone forgot to tell Premier Investments Limited (ASX: PMV) that. But is it too... More »

What top brokers are saying about the Nufarm share price

The Nufarm Limited (ASX: NUF) share price has gone from being the worst performer on the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) index to the best.... More »

Will the share prices of Fortescue Metals and friends come under more pressure today?

Shares in our iron ore miners took a big hit as the price of iron ore crashed on news that Vale won court approval... More »

Does this ASX sector represent the most fertile ground for bargain hunters?

It’s looking increasingly challenging to find good value stocks with decent outlooks on the ASX following the big bounce in the market, but there... More »

Why our share market can run higher from here

The big rally on the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) index sems to contridict the expected slowdown in corporate earnings. Is this the time to... More »

Is this rocketing property stock about to come crashing back to earth?

A forecast by a top broker that off-the-plan apartment values could plummet up to 20% on settlement in the coming months could knock the... More »

Why short-sellers are stepping up their attack on these three ASX stocks

Short-sellers have been upping their bearish bets on a handful of stocks over the past week – a sign that these stocks could come... More »

Here’s how to position your share portfolio for a possible interest rate cut during the federal election

UBS thinks there's a chance of a rate cut in May and that will be a double-edged sword for ASX investors. Here's how to... More »

Is it too late to buy into the Austral share price run?

News of the first delivery of the first 50-meter high-speed catamaran to a Taiwanese customer has failed to float the Austal Limited (ASX: ASB)... More »

Capital return prospects for Commonwealth Bank of Australia dims further

The prospects of capital returns from our big ASX banks appear to be dimming as Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) announces it will... More »

Macquarie Group picks the 3 best healthcare stocks for 2019

Healthcare stocks have been among the stars of the latest reporting season as the sector outperformed the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO). But which stocks... More »