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G A Chester

Having served the required apprenticeship of a misspent youth, G A Chester began his working life as a horse-racing writer and private handicapper. He has subsequently worked as a writer and editor in a variety of fields, and began contributing to the Fool as a freelancer in 2010. His investing career has progressed from the mis-priced second favourite in the 2.30 at Ascot, through speculative small caps, to conservatively-run family firms and the occasional 'special situation'.

Will Lloyds Banking Group plc become a Warren Buffett stock in 2017?

Could Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) be an attractive investment for Warren Buffett? More »

G4S plc set for FTSE 100 promotion. Sirius Minerals plc to enter FTSE 250

It's all change as G4S plc (LON:GFS) comes back to the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) and Sirius Minerals plc (LON:SXX) steps up to the FTSE... More »

Should you snap up this Neil Woodford-backed stock market newcomer?

Could early-birds be on to a winner with this just-listed Neil Woodford stock? More »

2 growth stocks for ambitious investors

These two FTSE SmallCap (INDEXFTSE:SMX) stocks could be big winners for ambitious investors. More »

2 FTSE 350 growth stocks I’d buy ASAP

Now could be the perfect time to pick up shares in these two FTSE 350 (INDEXFTSE:NMX) growth companies. More »

2 FTSE 100 growth goliaths I’d buy before it’s too late

These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) firms could be growth stars for years to come, says G A Chester. More »

2 FTSE 250 safety shares I’ve got my eye on

These two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks could be attractive investments, says G A Chester. More »

Neil Woodford has just bought Lloyds Banking Group plc and sold GlaxoSmithKline plc

Here's why Neil Woodford has backed Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY) and dumped GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK). More »

2 FTSE 100 value stocks that could fund your retirement

These two stocks are great value picks in the high-flying FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX), says G A Chester. More »

Your last chance to buy HSBC Holdings plc for under £7?

Is now the perfect time to buy a slice of HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA)? More »

The one FTSE 250 stock I’d sell ASAP

There are so many reasons why I'd ditch this FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) toxic stock today. More »

How dividends can turn losing stocks into winners

Charts of share prices don't tell the whole story of investment returns. More »

Neil Woodford just snapped up a bargain stock you’ve probably never heard of

Neil Woodford's new stock buy could be a great addition to your portfolio, says G A Chester. More »

Last chance to buy GlaxoSmithKline plc for under £16?

Is now the perfect time to buy a stake in GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON:GSK)? More »

2 FTSE 250 bargains I’d buy before it’s too late

These FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks look set for strong growth. More »

A top ‘turnaround’ stock set for take-off

This stock could be a valuable addition to your portfolio. More »

2 FTSE 100 growth giants that could help you retire early

These FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) growth stocks could be big winners, says G A Chester. More »

The best 2 FTSE 100 stocks you may never have heard of

Are these lower-profile blue chips set to outperform your FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) favourites? More »

Last chance to buy Vodafone Group plc for under £2?

Is now the perfect time to buy a slice of Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD)? More »

3 Neil Woodford super-high income stocks to retire on

Neil Woodford has been buying these dynamite dividend stocks since launching his new Income Focus Fund. More »