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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.

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The latest ASX stocks to be hit with a broker downgrade

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Can Metcash outperform Woolworths via a spin-off?

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Why the Costa Group share price is jumping higher this morning

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3 ASX mining stocks that just got hit with a downgrade

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Is this the next big earnings headwind for CBA in 2020?

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Is there another 20% upside for the Tyro Payments share price?

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Why growth investors can’t afford to ignore dividends in the 2020s

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Latest ASX stocks that brokers are urging you to buy today

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