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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'.

The Lloyds share price is up 76% in six months. Am I too late to buy?

G A Chester explains how his view of Lloyds has changed, and gives his take on the upside potential and downside risk at the... More »

10 FTSE 100 shares I’d like to buy right now

At discounts of up to 27%, these 10 quality businesses are at the top of this Fool's list of FTSE 100 shares to buy... More »

Why Diageo and Unilever are on my ‘best shares to buy’ list despite this threat

Diageo and Unilever face the threat of a global megatrend, but G A Chester explains why they remain among his best shares to buy... More »

AstraZeneca share price: is this FTSE 100 growth stock now a top ‘dip buy’?

The AstraZeneca share price has underperformed the FTSE 100 in recent months. G A Chester weighs up its dip-buy credentials. More »

I can buy Unilever shares at a lower price than Warren Buffett would have paid!

With the Unilever share price below the £40 level Warren Buffett offered four years ago, G A Chester discusses why he'd be happy to... More »

The GSK share price has hit a 5-year low! Here’s why I’d buy today

The GSK share price has slumped over 30% in little more than a year. This Fool reckons the stock offers him long-term value. More »

Why I’m still avoiding these 3 popular FTSE 100 stocks

There seems to be wide agreement that these three FTSE 100 stocks have considerable investment appeal. This Fool isn't so sure. More »

Why I think the 94p Rolls-Royce share price could double my money

G A Chester reckons the prospects for the Rolls-Royce share price depend largely on one key question. And it's all to do with an... More »

Dividend stocks: 3 I’d buy from the FTSE 100 index

These three dividend stocks from the blue-chip FTSE 100 index are from diverse sectors, and have an aggregate yield of 4.7%. More »

Lloyds share price: why this FTSE 100 bank is on my February watchlist

Lloyds has lagged the FTSE 100 over long periods, but could its business and share price be set to outperform the market going forward? More »

Dividend stocks: 3 I’d buy from the FTSE 250 index

Income diversification. These three dividend stocks from the FTSE 250 are in sectors that aren't represented in the FTSE 100 index. More »

3 FTSE 250 stocks I think could soar into the FTSE 100 index in 2021

From a national institution to a worldwide veterinarian favourite, here are 3 FTSE 250 stocks this Fool thinks could gatecrash the FTSE 100 index... More »

GSK share price: 3 reasons I’d buy this FTSE 100 stock today

G A Chester reckons there could be potential upside of over 40% on the current GSK share price, making it one of his top... More »

High dividend stocks: why I’d buy these 3 FTSE 100 shares yielding up to 8%

G A Chester highlights three high dividend stocks from the FTSE 100 whose earnings come from relatively predictable industries. More »

The Babcock share price is at a 15-year low! Should I buy?

The Babcock share price fell below 200p this week. Is it now one of the biggest bargains in the market, or a stock to... More »

Cheap UK shares: 5 I’d buy for a Covid-19 recovery

These five cheap UK shares have been battered by the Covid-19 pandemic. But they have qualities to deliver substantial rewards, argues G A Chester. More »

Are easyJet, IAG and Rolls-Royce the best shares to buy at today’s prices?

The share prices of easyJet, IAG and Rolls-Royce have had a tumultuous 12 months. But could they now be the best shares to buy? More »

How I’d invest £500 per month in a Stocks and Shares ISA starting in 2021

G A Chester explains how he'd approach a Stocks and Shares ISA, if he was starting out investing this year with £500 per month. More »

I’d follow this advice from Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger to get rich

Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger reckon you don't have to be a financial know-it-all to get rich from the stock market. Here's what they... More »

5 UK shares I’d buy and 5 I’d avoid in 2021

Even in a fast-rising market, the quality of a business is still important. G A Chester highlights some of his best and worst UK... More »