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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'.

2 top Footsie ‘safety’ shares for dividend investors

These two shares could be shrewd buys today. More »

Here’s why the best is yet to come for Royal Dutch Shell plc shares

The future looks bright for investors in Royal Dutch Shell plc (LON:RDSB), says G A Chester. More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy with dividends yielding more than 6%

These two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks have high yields and growing payouts. More »

It’s a myth that Warren Buffett buys stocks to hold forever!

Is buy-and-hold investing dead after Warren Buffett's latest pronouncement? More »

Should you sell this heavily shorted IoT stock after FY results?

Is this 'Internet of Things' stock set for success or will it disappoint? More »

Which stocks will protect you from a FTSE 100 meltdown?

These three FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks could provide shelter in a storm. More »

Which stocks will get hammered if the Footsie falls?

These stocks could suffer if the market tanks but should you avoid investing in them? More »

Now Neil Woodford owns just eight FTSE stocks!

Renowned blue-chip master Neil Woodford now owns just eight FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks. More »

Should you buy the FTSE 100 stocks Warren Buffett sold?

Is now the time to buy these three FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) stocks that Warren Buffett ditched? More »

Which is the cheapest big miner to buy today?

G A Chester unravels the valuations of two Footsie mining giants. More »

Is this Footsie financial a better buy than Lloyds Banking Group plc?

This less familiar FTSE 100 financial firm could compliment a holding in Lloyds Banking Group plc (LON:LLOY), says G A Chester. More »

Should you buy Neil Woodford’s new high income fund for your retirement?

Neil Woodford is set to launch a new fund, the CF Woodford Income Focus Fund. Is it right for you? More »

Could these 2 hot growth stocks help you retire early?

Could a familiar high street name and a little-known small cap make you rich? More »

Dixons Carphone plc set for FTSE 100 exit. Capita plc & easyJet plc also in danger

Dixons Carphone plc (LON:DC) is set to be ejected from the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) and 2 other blue chips could also get the boot. More »

Are these the most scarily overvalued stocks of the FTSE 250?

Is there hidden value in these FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks or are their P/Es of over 100 simply bonkers? More »

2 global leaders I’d buy today

New management is transforming these two businesses and the outlook for their shares. More »

Should you buy or sell the Footsie’s top-performing bank after FY results?

This blue-chip bank is the cheapest of the lot on one measure, says G A Chester. More »

Where will Boohoo.com plc be in 10 years?

Could Boohoo.Com PLC (LON:BOO) be a top pick for growth investors? More »

Is NCC Group plc a falling knife to catch after dropping 25% today?

Should you buy or avoid NCC Group plc (LON:NCC)? More »

Why HSBC Holdings plc shares could be worth 1,000p after FY results

Could shares of HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) get back to their pre-financial crisis level? More »