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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 Rolls-Royce share price has doubled in 3 weeks. Would I still buy?

With the Rolls-Royce share price having rocketed and a rights issue in progress, G A Chester reveals whether he'd still buy the stock today. More »

The Ocado share price is up 82% this year! Here’s what I’d do now

Ocado's share price and market valuation have divided analysts for years. After a big rise this year, what do I think investors could do... More »

Cineworld share price: last chance to buy or last chance to get out?

The Cineworld share price has crashed spectacularly. Is it time to buy for a recovery, or sell before it crashes again? G A Chester... More »

The Centamin share price just crashed 22%! It’s a gold stock I’d buy

Like other gold stocks, Centamin's share price has soared this year. It crashed on Friday and I see it as a good opportunity to... More »

The Rolls-Royce share price is at a 17-year low! Here’s why I’d buy today

The Rolls-Royce share price has collapsed. G A Chester explains why he believes this is an opportunity for contrarian investors to take advantage. More »

3 coronavirus stocks I’d buy (and some I’d avoid)

The Covid-19 pandemic is changing society in many ways. Here are three coronavirus stocks I'd buy, and some I'd steer clear of. More »

Could this FTSE 100 industry giant be one of the best shares to buy now?

This leading stock is 25% down from its pre-pandemic level. With compelling growth prospects, is it one of the best shares to buy now? More »

3 more FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy for a starter portfolio in October

These three high-quality FTSE 100 stocks are currently on offer at discount prices. They could be ideal for a starter portfolio. More »

3 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy for a starter portfolio in October

Many high-quality FTSE 100 stocks are currently on offer at discount prices. These three could be ideal for a starter portfolio. More »

Will Aviva’s share price ever go back up to 400p?

The Aviva share price has underperformed the FTSE 100 in the stock market crash. But could it deliver an impressive return for buyers today? More »

Will BT’s share price ever go back up to 200p?

The BT share price has halved in the space of 10 months. But could it return to 200p, giving investors today an impressive return? More »

Better buy? Lloyds shares vs this FTSE 250 bank

At multi-year lows, Lloyds shares are attracting the attention of value investors. But could there be a better bank stock in the FTSE 250? More »

2 UK health stocks I’d buy after this news

The shares of many UK health stocks have been flying in the market crash. G A Chester reckons these two stocks are currently under-appreciated. More »

Stock market crash: 5 FTSE 250 stocks I’d buy today

Investors who buy during a stock market crash often make impressive returns further down the line. Here are five FTSE 250 stocks I'd buy... More »

Stock market crash: 5 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy today

Investors who bravely buy during a stock market crash often reap the rewards further down the line. Here are five FTSE 100 stocks I'd... More »

How I’d invest £500 per month in a Stocks and Shares ISA starting right now

Now could be a great time to start regularly investing. Here's why I'd use a Stocks and Shares ISA, and how I’d invest £500... More »

Will Shell’s share price ever go back up to £20?

Shell's share price has more than halved in just eight months. Could it get back to £20 and deliver a brilliant return for buyers... More »

Will Vodafone’s share price ever go back up to 200p?

The Vodafone share price has halved over the last few years. But could it get back to 200p, giving buyers of the stock today... More »

Why I think this FTSE 250 growth stock is one of the best LSE shares to buy now

This FTSE 250 growth stock's recent acquisition is one of a number of reasons why G A Chester rates it one of the best... More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy after this news you may have missed

An announcement mid-afternoon Friday has reinforced G A Chester's view that there's considerable 'hidden value' in these two FTSE 100 stocks. More »