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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'.

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 »

I called the Scottish Mortgage share price completely wrong! Should I now buy?

The Scottish Mortgage share price has soared in 2020. G A Chester reviews his negative analysis of the stock, and gives his current view. More »

Cheap UK shares: 1 stock I’d buy and 1 stock I’d avoid

With P/Es of 6.1 and 2.2, these UK shares look as cheap as chips. But there's more to finding a bargain than a low... More »

Will the 65p Aston Martin share price ever go back up to £19?

The Aston Martin share price is showing signs of life, but can it ever return to its IPO level of £19? G A Chester... More »

Have £10k to invest? I’d ditch a Cash ISA and buy these 2 FTSE 100 shares right now

G A Chester highlights two FTSE 100 shares that he thinks could knock spots off cash and produce impressive total returns in the coming... More »

Stock market crash: 3 reasons why I’d buy cheap UK shares right now

Many investors may be fearful in the current climate, but here are three reasons why I think buying cheap UK shares could generate impressive... More »

3 FTSE 250 recovery stocks I’d buy now to get rich and retire early

I think these three FTSE 250 recovery stocks are strong candidates to deliver high returns. They're among my best shares to buy now. More »

10 UK shares I’d buy to start investing in November

G A Chester sees this year's stock market crash as a rare opportunity to start investing in UK shares at heavily discounted prices for... More »