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Rupert Hargreaves

Rupert is a committed value investor and regularly writes and invests following the principles set out by Benjamin Graham. As well as writing for the Motley Fool, he is the editor and co-owner of Hidden Value Stocks, a quarterly investment newsletter and covers everything value investing for ValueWalk.com. Rupert began his career as a proprietary currency trader and still trades on a daily basis. Rupert holds professional level qualifications from the Chartered Institute For Securities & Investment and the CFA Society of the UK.

5 Top Income Stocks Yielding Over 6%: Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Ladbrokes PLC, Games Workshop Group PLC, SSE PLC & LSL Property Services plc

Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSB), Ladbrokes PLC (LON: LAD), Games Workshop Group PLC (LON: GAW), Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW) and LSL Property Services plc (LON: LSL)... More »

Quindell PLC Jumps On Takeover News

Quindell PLC (LON: QPP) jumps on takeover speculation. More »

Why The City Hates Aviva plc’s Deal With Friends Life Group Ltd

Aviva plc's (LON: AV) deal to buy Friends Life Group Ltd (LON: FLG) is attracting plenty of criticism. More »

How Much Time Does Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited Have Left?

Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited (LON: GKP) seems to be running out of time. More »

Why AstraZeneca plc’s Future Will Be Decided This Weekend

AstraZeneca plc's (LON: AZN) future will be decided on Saturday when a key study is released. More »

Standard Chartered PLC’s Business Model “Isn’t Sustainable”

Standard Chartered PLC (LON: STAN) needs to reorganise its business to remain profitable. More »

2 Stocks Beating The Market Today: Dart Group PLC And AFC Energy plc

Here's why Dart Group PLC (LON: DTG) and AFC Energy plc (LON: AFC) are beating the market today. More »

TSB Banking Group PLC Surges 25% On Takeover Talks

Banco de Sabadell has made an offer for TSB Banking Group PLC (LON: TSB) More »

HSBC Holdings plc & OneSavings Bank PLC: The Perfect Partnership

HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) and OneSavings Bank PLC (LON: OSB) offer the perfect combination of income and growth. More »

Cairn Energy PLC Slumps 20% On Tax Revelations

Cairn Energy PLC (LON: CNE) is slumping after the company received a bill from the Indian Income Tax Department. More »

Sirius Minerals PLC Is Starting To Run Out Of Cash…

Sirius Minerals PLC (LON: SXX) is asking investors for additional cash. More »

BP plc Is The Best Play On The Recovering Oil Price

As it returns to growth BP plc (LSE: BP) looks to be the best play on a recovering oil price. More »

The One Factor Holding Back Optimal Payments Plc And Monitise Plc

Optimal Payments Plc (LON: OPAY) and Monitise Plc (LON: MONI) are being held back by poor management teams. More »

Why Warren Buffett Sold Tesco PLC — And Why You Shouldn’t Do The Same!

Why you shouldn't sell Tesco PLC (LON: TSCO) just yet. More »

Why Centrica PLC May Be A Takeover Target!

As Centrica PLC (LON: CNA) struggles to return to growth the company could become a takeover target. More »

GlaxoSmithKline plc, Banco Santander SA & Unilever plc Make Up My Perfect Starter Portfolio

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK), Banco Santander SA (LON: BNC) and Unilever plc (LON: ULVR) look to be the perfect picks for a beginner's portfolio. More »

As Iron Ore Falls Further, It’s Getting Worse For BHP Billiton plc And Rio Tinto plc

BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) and Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO) will struggle as the price of iron ore falls further. More »

After Recent Gains, Should You Stay Away From Diageo plc, SABMiller plc, Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Imperial Tobacco Group PLC & ARM Holdings plc?

Is it time to sell Diageo plc (LON: DGE), SABMiller plc (LON: SAB), Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (LON: RB), Imperial Tobacco Group PLC (LON: IMT) and ARM Holdings... More »

How Much Are Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited And Afren plc’s Assets Really Worth?

What are the net asset values of Afren Plc (LON: AFR) and Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited (LON: GKP)? More »

Is Another Rights Issue On The Cards For Standard Chartered PLC?

Standard Chartered PLC (LON: STAN) will need to raise more cash to strengthen its balance sheet. More »