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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.

6 stocks you need to watch this morning

Resource stocks will be in the spotlight after commodity prices fell overnight but its BHP Billiton Limited (ASX:BHP), Independence Group NL (ASX:IGO) and PanAust... More »

Oil Search Limited’s outlook offsets easing oil price: Here’s what you need to know

Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) is holding on to gains today despite the easing oil price and a drop in March revenue versus the... More »

Which stocks are expected to move the market today?

The market is poised to open strongly, but not all stocks will be participating in the rally. Stocks to watch include Oil Search Limited... More »

Is Vocus Communications Limited set to buy Macquarie Telecom Group Ltd?

Merger mania in the telecom sector kicked up a notch after Vocus Communications Limited (ASX:VOC) took a $15.6m stake in its underperforming rival. Here's... More »

8 stocks that will move the market today

The iron ore majors will have to share the spotlight with these eight other stocks today as a series of broker downgrades and renewed... More »

UGL Limited jumps on takeover rumour: Here are more ugly ducklings as takeover targets

UGL Limited (ASX:UGL) is the latest in the sector to attract takeover speculation. But there are other likely targets that could fall into the... More »

9 stocks you need to know about before the market opens

The ASX is set for a positive start and a number of stocks will be in focus due to M&A news. These include Recall... More »

Freelancer Ltd jumps on record cash take: Is it a buy?

Confidence in Freelancer Ltd's (ASX: FLN) business model got a boost today as the company becomes cash flow positive in the March quarter. But... More »

Is the energy sector set to rebound higher?

Oil stocks are rallying as the commodity marks its fifth straight session of gains. But it is Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX:WPL) that is enjoying... More »

12 stocks to watch at opening trade today

The Australian market is set for a positive start today with iron ore and oil stocks in focus. But merger and acquisition news is... More »

The real reason why Atlas Iron Limited doesn’t matter to Qube Holdings Ltd

Qube Holdings Ltd (ASX:QUB) is playing down the loss of Atlas Iron Limited's (ASX:AGO) business on 2014-15 earnings. But I think it will be... More »

Nine stocks to watch this morning

The market is set for a soft open as iron ore produces are likely to face more selling pressure today. But it's not all... More »

M2 Group Ltd jumps to record high on $245m acquisition: Here’s what you need to know

This latest deal adds to the merger and acquisition frenzy in the telecommunications sector. But analysts are likely to welcome M2 Group Ltd's (ASX:... More »

What are the best dividend stocks for investors to buy today?

Dividend growth is set to outpace earnings growth again for the fourth year in a row. This is the time income investors should be... More »