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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.

Is Paladin Energy Ltd set to trump Fortescue Metals Group Limited?

Uranium hopeful Paladin Energy Ltd (ASX:PDN) could successfully issue bonds when Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX:FMG) can't. There's two important takeaways from this that... More »

UGL Limited jumps on $120m contract win: Should you buy into the good news?

The engineering contractor touched a three-week high on a big contract win from Santos GLNG, but it isn't the only one in the embattled... More »

Nufarm Limited reports interim results: Should you buy?

The agricultural chemical business is one of the best performing stocks, but its strong profit growth and positive outlook wasn't enough to keep profit... More »

Is Tassal Group Limited sailing into trouble?

Tassal Group Limited (ASX:TGR) and Huon Aquaculture Group Ltd (ASX:HUO) could come under pressure as Tasmania investigates allegations of environmental contamination from salmon farming.... More »

Can Glencore save Fortescue Metals Group Limited?

Speculation that Glencore would be interested in taking a stake in the embattled iron ore miner is driving the stock higher today, but it... More »

BHP Billiton Limited’s spin-off vs. Rio Tinto Limited’s buyback: which creates more value?

The two mining giants are pursuing very different strategies to create shareholder value. BHP Billion Limited (ASX: BHP) is divesting non-core assets while Rio... More »

No light at the end of Kathmandu Holdings Ltd cold dark tunnel

The problems facing adventure gear retailer Kathmandu Holdings Ltd (ASX: KMD) goes beyond the sluggish consumer spending environment and its outlook fails to inspire... More »

Will Worleyparsons Limited follow Monadelphous Group Limited on the re-rating trail?

Some are betting that embattled engineer Worleyparsons Limited (ASX:WOR) will follow Monadelphous Group Limited (ASX:MND) to surge higher in the next month or two.... More »

Is the market getting ready to take a tumble?

The S&P/ASX 200 Index is eyeing the psychologically important 6000 mark as volatility hovers around its lowest level in 2015. This could be the... More »

RCG Corporation Limited jumps to record high: Here’s what you need to know

The footwear retailer is on a tear as this is the first day investors could react to its acquisition announcement. This deal to buy... More »

Can Sydney Airport Holdings Ltd stare down rising bond yields?

The threat of rising bond yields could be less of an issue to Sydney Airport Holdings Ltd (ASX:SYD) than one might expect as the... More »

Why did Thorn Group Ltd crash today?

Shares in the consumer leasing business are scraping a five-month low on accusations that it is taking advantage of the less fortunate. While this... More »

Is there more upside for this contrarian buy?

Most experts think Sigma Pharmaceutical Limited's (ASX:SIP) shares are fully-valued but its latest results have proven them wrong. Find out why the stock still... More »

Myer Holdings Ltd crashes on interim result: What investors need to know

Myer Holdings Ltd (ASX:MYR) tumbled after posting a worse-than-expected result. Analysts will be rushing to downgrade their forecasts on the stock. The question is... More »