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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.

A steeper than expected drop in Sydney house prices is crushing this stock

The share price of CSR Limited (ASX: CSR) is getting hammered today as fears about a hard landing in the Sydney housing market is... More »

Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX:MQG) says this sector is facing an impending profit upgrade

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Is the crash in TPG Telecom Ltd’s (ASX:TPM) share price a buying opportunity?

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Why Citi is betting on an Aussie dollar rebound and how this could impact your shares

High net worth investors have lifted their bets on a rebound in the Australian dollar to the highest level since 2016 after the Aussie... More »

Why another top broker just upgraded Primary Health Care Limited (ASX:PRY) to “buy”

The worse of the sell-off in Primary Health Care Limited (ASX:PRY) could be well behind us even as management warned of a $4.5 million... More »

JP Morgan is warning that the next financial crisis is nearer than you think

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Expert warns why Australia has one of the riskiest housing markets in the world

Australians who think that our residential market is as safe as houses will be taken aback by this warning from Oxford Economics. It won't... More »

Investors beware: This sector is next to face a royal commission meltdown

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How these ASX stocks could be affected by Hurricane Florence

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Why the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) looks poised to finish the year on a high

The surge in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) to the highest in seven years should give the bulls confidence that the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO)... More »

Citi believes a Labor election win will favour BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP)

The removal of franking credit cash refunds by a Labor government could see investors favour BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP) over Rio Tinto Limited (ASX:RIO).... More »

This expert believes ASX market darlings can rally further before the bubble pops

There’s good news and bad news for investors backing some of the best performing stocks on the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO). More »

Credit Suisse warns investors not to believe the surging coal price hype

The stubbornly strong price of coal has made our coal miners some of the best performers on the S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO) (ASX:XJO). But things... More »

Why the Myer Holdings Ltd (ASX:MYR) share price is surging on a JP Morgan upgrade

The share price of Myer Holdings Ltd (ASX:MYR) has surged ahead today to recover all of yesterday’s big losses and then some. But is... More »