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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'.

10 FTSE stocks I’d buy for a market crash recovery

The market crash recovery could be unusually quick. G A Chester names 10 FTSE stocks risk-tolerant investors may want to consider. More »

What next for the easyJet share price as Sir Stelios opens fire

The easyJet share price is suffering severe turbulence. Could there yet be clear skies over the horizon for investors? More »

These FTSE 100 dividend stocks yield up to 14%. I’d buy them in April

Dividend stocks are widely cutting payouts, but these two FTSE 100 high-yielders could be bargain buys, says G A Chester. More »

FTSE housebuilders: Could now be the perfect time to buy shares?

FTSE housebuilders bear G A Chester discusses whether it's time to turn bullish on stocks in the sector. More »

Investing for income? 2 FTSE 100 dividend stocks I’d buy today

With many companies cancelling dividends, I believe these two FTSE 100 dividend stocks remain good buys if you're investing for income. More »

FTSE 100 dividend stocks: is it game over for investors?

G A Chester gives his view on the outlook for FTSE 100 dividend stocks. More »

3 FTSE 250 stocks I’d buy at their discount prices today

G A Chester highlights three FTSE 250 stocks he believes possess both near-term resilience and long-term growth prospects. More »

Why I’d buy the Fevertree share price and this FTSE 250 stock right now

G A Chester sees long-term investment appeal in the Fevertree share price (down 75% from its high), and this FTSE 250 stock (down 60%). More »

3 FTSE stocks I’d stockpile during the coronavirus pandemic

G A Chester highlights two resilient FTSE 100 stocks and a solid, smaller-cap company that could deliver high long-term growth and returns. More »

These 3 FTSE 250 stocks have crashed up to 79%. I’d buy them today

G A Chester explains why he believes these three FTSE 250 stocks will deliver handsome rewards for long-term investors. More »

10 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy for a starter portfolio right now

G A Chester looks to Warren Buffett as he selects 10 FTSE 100 stocks for a blue-chip starter portfolio. More »

As the stock market crash continues, I’d buy these 3 FTSE 100 stocks today

The stock market crash means there's terrific value in these three FTSE 100 stocks for buyers with long-term investing horizons, says G A Chester. More »

3 ‘lower-risk’ FTSE stocks I’d buy to sleep easy

Looking for lower-risk FTSE stocks in this volatile market? These three could fit the bill, G A Chester believes. More »

Some FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy (and one I’d avoid) in this market crash

G A Chester highlights some of his favoured super-cheap stocks, buyable higher-valued businesses, and a stock he'd avoid in the FTSE 100. More »

5 FTSE 100 stocks I think have become unmissable buys

These high-quality FTSE 100 stocks have sunk as much as 36% in this stock market crash. I think it's time to start buying them. More »

3 high-quality FTSE small-cap stocks I’d buy in this market crash

G A Chester reckons these three small-cap stocks have better 'blue-chip' credentials than many FTSE 100 companies! More »

These 3 FTSE 250 stocks have crashed up to 89%. I’d still avoid them!

G A Chester highlights three FTSE 250 stocks he thinks bargain hunters would be wise to steer clear of. More »

This FTSE 250 stock just crashed 25% on its results. I’d buy it

G A Chester sees value in this beaten-up FTSE 250 stock, and in a defensive FTSE SmallCap that's just crashed to a new multi-year... More »

Why I think the Barclays share price could double your money

G A Chester sees Barclays as a classic value investing buy-low-and-sell-high opportunity on a three-to-five-year view. But possibly sooner! More »

Does AstraZeneca’s share price fall make it a bargain FTSE 100 stock?

G A Chester discusses whether the AstraZeneca share price is a terrific 'dip buy', or if there are valuation issues with this popular FTSE... More »