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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'.

5 quality FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy right now

I can buy these quality FTSE 100 stocks at up to 35% cheaper than a year ago. I think it's an opportunity that's too... More »

3 UK shares to buy after last week’s trading updates

G A Chester discusses what he likes about these three businesses, and why their current valuations make them shares he'd like to buy. More »

Which UK companies could be the next takeover targets?

These FTSE 100 firms are being touted among the next takeover targets. More »

Where will the Rolls-Royce share price go in Q4 2021?

The Rolls-Royce share price is up 33% since mid-September and more than 200% over the last 12 months. What are its prospects from here? More »

Will a new chairman help the BT share price get back to 300p?

With the BT share price currently sub-160p, this Fool highlights the attributes of the incoming chairman and the cheap valuation of the stock. More »

2 penny stocks to buy in October

Record profit in one case and signs of green shoots of recovery in the other have put these two penny stocks on this Fool's... More »

The BT share price has plunged: is it time to buy?

With a new chairman and a confident chief executive, BT is on a path to growth. Could it be a bargain buy at its... More »

Making sense of easyJet’s Rights Issue

Many investors fled for the hills when easyJet announced its Rights Issue. More »

Best shares to buy now. Should I snap up this stock at a 60% discount?

G A Chester has watched this FTSE 250 stock collapse over the last year. Is it one for him to avoid or could it... More »

Should I buy the best-performing FTSE 100 stocks of 2021 (so far)?

These FTSE 100 stocks have made gains of up to 68% year-to-date. G A Chester discusses whether they've attractive qualities and valuations. More »

Gold stocks have bombed in 2021. Time to buy?

As investors scramble for shares in companies set to benefit from an economic recovery, could now be a great time to buy unloved blue-chip... More »

Can the Lloyds share price return to pre-pandemic levels?

The Lloyds share price still hasn't fully recovered from its pandemic battering. With a possible 35%+ upside, should I buy the stock today? More »

Are UK banks cheap stocks and is it safe to buy them?

G A Chester discusses whether systemically important banks BARC, HSBA, LLOY, NWG, and STAN are not only cheap, but also safe stocks to buy. More »

Should I buy FTSE 100 bank stocks BARC, HSBA, LLOY, NWG and STAN?

G A Chester runs the rule over the five recovering FTSE 100 bank stocks, Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds, Natwest and Standard Chartered. More »

The Rolls-Royce share price jumped this week. Would I still buy?

Results this week have further boosted Rolls-Royce's rising share price. G A Chester reappraises his bullish view of the stock at this higher level. More »

Is the IAG share price severely undervalued?

The IAG share price has crashed. G A Chester discusses whether the British Airways owner is a bargain buy or a stock to avoid. More »

2 dirt-cheap FTSE 250 stocks to buy in August

These FTSE 250 stocks are still languishing far below their pre-pandemic levels. G A Chester thinks they could be bargain buys at these discount... More »

UK stocks: my top growth, income and protection picks

Markets have wobbled, leaving a wide range of UK stocks at discount prices. G A Chester highlights three diverse stocks he'd buy right now. More »

3 penny stocks to buy in August

These penny-stocks-to-buy play well to the post-pandemic theme of 'build back better' and the desire for a cleaner, healthier and more sustainable world. More »

5 UK stocks I’d buy to start investing in August

G A Chester would want a solid base from which to build out his portfolio. Here are the five UK stocks he'd buy to... More »