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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 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 »

The 3 best ethical UK shares I’d buy in January

The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated a number of important trends. G A Chester reveals his three best ethical UK shares that should be big... More »

3 reasons why I think the Lloyds share price could smash the FTSE 100 in 2021

The FTSE 100 suffered a poor 2020, but the Lloyds share price was absolutely trashed. It could be a different story in 2021, says... More »

My top 10 FTSE 100 stocks for a 2021 beginners’ portfolio

From brand powerhouses to digital disrupters and timeless fashion, G A Chester reveals his top 10 FTSE 100 stocks for a beginners' portfolio. More »

This FTSE 250 stock crashed 30% in December. Why I’d buy it for 2021

Near-term uncertainties have hit this FTSE 250 stock, but it's undervalued and can bounce back in 2021, argues G A Chester. More »

Forget Bitcoin and [email protected] Capital! I’m watching this fintech stock in 2021

Bitcoin and [email protected] Capital have plenty of fans, but G A Chester explains why he prefers this UK stock in the exciting fintech space. More »

How has my top UK share for 2020 performed? And would I buy it for 2021?

G A Chester reviews how his top UK share pick handled the extraordinary turmoil of 2020. He also considers its prospects for 2021. More »

Forget the Cineworld share price! I’d buy this growth stock instead

G A Chester explains why he's not tempted by the 72%-discount Cineworld share price, but sees great value in this half-price growth stock. More »

Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square is promoted to the FTSE 100. Should I buy?

G A Chester weighs up Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Holdings, a FTSE 100 new entrant, trading at a substantial discount to its net asset... More »

3 dividend stocks I’d buy before 2021

G A Chester sees these three dividend stocks as very buyable, following recent resets of their payout policies for sustainable annual growth. More »

Why I think these 3 UK small-cap stocks are bargain buys for 2021

Trading at discounts of up to 29%, and valued on temporarily depressed earnings, G A Chester reckons these UK small-cap stocks can bounce back... More »

My top 3 FTSE 100 shares to buy in December

Quality businesses at discount prices. G A Chester highlights three FTSE 100 shares that have made it to the top of his buy list... More »

My call on Aviva shares was spot on. Here’s my view on the stock now

G A Chester revisits his bullish view on the Aviva share price, after its strong rise and the company's third-quarter trading update this week. More »

I’d buy these 3 FTSE 100 stocks left behind by the market rally

Not all FTSE 100 stocks have joined in the November market rally. G A Chester thinks these three fallers are very buyable at current... More »

3 UK value stocks I think could make me rich

G A Chester spotlights three UK value stocks. He reckons they're at big discounts to the true value of their assets and could deliver... More »