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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'.

Forget Bitcoin! I’d aim to get rich buying these 2 stocks

G A Chester would rather own a stake in these two companies with demonstrably valuable assets and profits than buy crypto-currencies. More »

Will the ITV share price ever return to 280p?

Investing in ITV today would double your money, if its shares return to their previous high. G A Chester investigates the potential. More »

Is it time to pile in to the BT share price?

G A Chester sees a strong investment case for out-of-favour BT, and an unloved small-cap. More »

Forget tonight’s £74m EuroMillions jackpot! I’d buy this FTSE 100 stock

G A Chester explains why he'd rather buy this FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stock than a ticket in tonight's EuroMillions lottery. More »

I think these are the worst stocks to own in a stock market crash

G A Chester highlights the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks that could be hardest hit in a market meltdown. More »

Why I wouldn’t sell the MNG share price to buy more Prudential yet!

G A Chester explains why it could pay Prudential investors to hang on to their M&G shares for 18 months. More »

I think these are the best stocks to own in a stock market crash

G A Chester highlights the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks that could help you weather the storm in a market meltdown. More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy today and hold forever

G A Chester discusses two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks he thinks have outstanding buy-and-hold credentials, and are reasonably priced. More »

2 FTSE 250 stocks I’d buy for 2020

G A Chester highlights two FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks where he sees catalysts for high investment returns. More »

The elephant in the room with AstraZeneca’s latest update

The AstraZeneca share price jumped over 5% on a trading update last week, but there's a big reason to avoid the stock, argues G... More »

Why I’d buy today’s flying FTSE 100 dividend stock with a 6% yield

This FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stock has soared after stronger-than-expected results, but still looks great value to G A Chester. More »

Can the Sainsbury’s share price double your money?

The J Sainsbury share price is up 20% over the last two months. Could it be the start of a double-your-money bull run? More »

Have £2,000 to invest? I’d buy these 2 FTSE 100 stocks right now

G A Chester highlights two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks with near-term and long-term investment potential. More »

Alert! 2 stocks I think could warn on profits before Christmas

G A Chester discusses why he believes these two stocks have bad news in store. More »

What happened in the stock market today

As the Brexit waiting game continues, company news today included the shock departure of a FTSE 100 chief executive. More »

3 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy in an ISA and hold forever

G A Chester discusses the special qualities of three FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks he'd buy and hold for a very, very long time. More »

Can the BT share price double your money?

The BT share price has risen strongly from a multi-year low. Could it be the start of a double-your-money bull run? More »

What happened in the stock market today

On a day when the FTSE 100 wandered dispiritedly through the day, hotel stocks featured prominently in company news. More »

What happened in the stock market today

News a Brexit deal has been agreed between UK and EU negotiators was the main driver of the stock market today. Company results also... More »

Can the Lloyds Banking Group share price double your money?

The Lloyds share price has been rising strongly in recent days. Could it be the start of a double-your-money bull run? More »