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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'.

Is the AstraZeneca share price a FTSE 100 bargain?

G A Chester discusses the investment case for FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) giant AstraZeneca plc (LON:AZN) and a small-cap pharma firm with news today. More »

Is the easyJet share price a FTSE 100 bargain?

G A Chester discusses the investment appeal of FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) airline easyJet plc (LON:EZJ) and a small-cap leisure stock. More »

Why I think the Vodafone share price could double your money

Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) may have reduced its dividend, but it has potential to deliver terrific returns, argues G A Chester. More »

Is the Centrica share price the biggest value trap in the FTSE 100?

Should I buy or sell British Gas-owner Centrica plc (LON:CNA) after the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) utility has slumped to new multi-decade lows. More »

Should I buy today’s big FTSE 100 faller for my Stocks and Shares ISA?

G A Chester weighs up the valuation and prospects of a FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stock that's fallen heavily after its results today. More »

Is this fallen FTSE 250 angel now the turnaround buy of the year?

G A Chester discusses the turnaround prospects of a former FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stock whose shares have fallen over 75%. More »

3 ways you could beat the FTSE 100

The FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) has averaged a 9%-a-year return over the last 10 years. Here are three ways you could have made more. More »

Last chance to take profits on these 3 FTSE 100 dividend stocks?

G A Chester sees downside risk for these popular FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) big dividend payers. More »

Why I’d buy BT shares as new boss says invest, invest, invest

G A Chester highlights the investment opportunity at BT Group - CLASS A Common Stock (LON:BT.A) after it releases annual results and maintains its... More »

2 unloved FTSE 100 stocks (including a 9.5% yielder) I’d buy right now

G A Chester highlights two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks, where he thinks going against the herd of doomsters could pay off big time. More »

This FTSE 100 market leader isn’t the only stock I’d buy today

G A Chester sees great value on offer at a well-known FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) brand owner, and an under-the-radar smaller company. More »

2 FTSE 250 stocks I think could make you seriously rich

These two low-key FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) stocks have bright futures that aren't yet widely recognised by the market, argues G A Chester. More »

Purplebricks share price slumps on strategy U-turn. This is what I’d do now

What's in store for Purplebricks Group plc (LON:PURP) as its founder and CEO departs, and the board reins back international expansion? More »

Could the House of Neil Woodford be about to collapse?

G A Chester discusses a nightmare scenario in which Neil Woodford could become the 'star manager' downfall of the century. More »

Are Tesco, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s shares great value?

G A Chester weighs up supermarket stocks Tesco plc (LON:TSCO), WM Morrison Supermarkets plc (LON:MRW) and J Sainsbury plc (LON:SBRY). More »

Investing your first £2k? Here are 2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy today

G A Chester highlights two FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) stocks he'd buy as core holdings for a starter portfolio. More »

Could the Hurricane Energy share price be the bargain of the year?

G A Chester weighs up the potential of exciting oil stock Hurricane Energy plc (LON:HUR) and a pharma firm aiming to rise like a... More »

3 FTSE 250 dividend stocks I’d buy in May

G A Chester reveals three FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) dividend stocks he'd be happy to buy in May and hold for the long term. More »

Are the Standard Life share price and 7.8% yield a top FTSE 100 bargain?

G A Chester discusses the valuation of FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) asset manager Standard Life Aberdeen plc (LON:SLA) and a FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) peer. More »

Is the Ocado share price a FTSE 100 flyer I’d still buy today?

G A Chester weighs up the prospects and share price of FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX) massive riser Ocado Group plc (LON:OCDO). More »