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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 ‘secret’ pharma stocks I’m considering buying right now

G A Chester reveals two under-the-radar pharma stocks that could deliver market-trumping returns. More »

Neil Woodford’s favourite housebuilder isn’t the only 6%+ yielder on offer today

G A Chester casts his eyes over two stocks with prospective dividend yields in excess of 6%. More »

2 dividend growth stocks I’m waiting to pounce on in this turbulent market

These two reliable dividend growth stocks are looking cheap as markets wobble, says G A Chester. More »

BP isn’t the only 6%+ yielder on offer today

Should you pile into BP plc (LON:BP) and a high-yield stock that's just increased its dividend by 91%? More »

Premier Oil plc isn’t the only growth stock trading far too cheaply

G A Chester discusses why Premier Oil plc (LON:PMO) and another growth stock have massive upside potential. More »

My top buys for a FTSE 100 starter portfolio in this market slump

G A Chester sees value in 10 of the industry giants in the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX). More »

2 Neil Woodford stocks I wouldn’t touch with a bargepole

G A Chester explains why he's steering clear of these two Neil Woodford-backed stocks. More »

Is there a better FTSE 100 turnaround stock than Rolls-Royce Holding plc?

FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) aerospace giant Rolls-Royce Holding plc (LON:RR) is overcoming turbulence and its shares could be set to soar, says G A... More »

Saga plc isn’t the only dividend stock on the danger list

Could Saga plc (LON:SAGA) go the same way as this other dividend dud? More »

Is Tullow Oil plc a top turnaround buy after final results?

G A Chester discusses the investment potential of mid-cap Tullow Oil plc (LON:TLW) and a small-cap producer. More »

Could these secret growth stocks rise another 100% this year?

G A Chester reveals two growth stocks that could be set to scale new heights. More »

2 high-growth stocks you might regret buying

These two spectacular growth stocks look too highly valued, says G A Chester. More »

Fevertree Drinks plc isn’t the only stunning growth stock on the market

G A Chester discusses the investment outlook for AIM star Fevertree Drinks plc (LON:FEVR) and a flying FTSE 250 growth stock. More »

Why BT Group plc shares could be the buy of the decade

Shares of BT Group plc (LON:BT.A) are at a multi-year low. Could they double from here? More »

2 ‘secret’ growth stocks I’d buy in February

These small-cap growth stocks are trading far too cheaply, says G A Chester. More »

IQE plc isn’t the only growth stock that could make you a millionaire

G A Chester discusses the investment outlook for buzz stock IQE plc (LON:IQE) and a less volatile growth company. More »

Legal & General Group plc isn’t the only dividend-growth stock I’d buy today

G A Chester discusses why Legal & General Group plc (LON:LGEN) and a FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) dividend stalwart could be good stocks to buy... More »

HSBC Holdings plc isn’t the only 5%+ yielder I’d buy today

G A Chester discusses mighty dividend stock HSBC Holdings plc (LON:HSBA) and a small-cap high-yielder you may not have considered. More »

Better buy: half-price stock Dignity plc or full-price PZ Cussons plc?

G A Chester discusses the investment prospects of FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks Dignity plc (LON:DTY) and PZ Cussons plc (LON:PZC). More »

The fall of Carillion has created a buying opportunity in these 3 stocks

G A Chester discusses three stocks trading at multi-year lows following the collapse of Carillion (LON:CLLN). More »