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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 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.

Why It May Be Time To Sell Standard Chartered PLC And Buy Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC

Standard Chartered PLC (LON: STAN) is struggling to grow but Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC (LON: BGEO) is expanding rapidly. More »

A New Tidalwave Of Fines Threatens Dividend Growth At Lloyds Banking Group PLC, Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc, Barclays PLC And HSBC Holdings plc

Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc (LON: RBS), Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY), Barclays PLC (LON: BARC) and HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) are not out... More »

Why I’m Giving Up On Sirius Minerals PLC

It could be time to abandon Sirius Minerals PLC (LON: SXX). More »

Create The Perfect Media Bundle With Vodafone Group plc, BT Group plc And SKY PLC

Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD), BT Group plc (LON: BT.A) and SKY PLC (LON: SKY) make the perfect multimedia portfolio. More »

The Best Piece Of Investment Advice I Ever Received Is Surprisingly Simple

There's one book that taught me the fundamental difference between investment and speculation... More »

Should You Bail Out Of Monitise Plc?

Monitise Plc (LON: MONI) is falling, is it time to bail out? More »

How A Low Oil Price Will Impact Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited

Will the falling price of oil cripple Gulf Keystone Petroleum Limited (LON: GKP)? More »

Why Diageo plc Shareholders May Face Years Of Stagnation

Diageo plc (LON: DGE) will struggle to grow as global spirit sales stagnate. More »

Profit From Insurance Industry Consolidation With Beazley PLC, Amlin plc, Hiscox Ltd, Lancashire Holdings Limited And Admiral Group plc

Beazley PLC (LON:BEZ), Amlin plc (LON:AML), Hiscox Ltd (LON:HSX), Lancashire Holdings Limited (LON:LRE) and Admiral Group plc (LON:ADM) are all great plays on insurance industry consolidation. More »

Should You Avoid Highly Valued Companies Like AO World PLC And Boohoo.Com PLC?

Should you avoid AO World PLC (LON: AO) and Boohoo.Com PLC (LON: BOO) because of their high valuations? More »

Why Afren Plc Stock Crashed More Than 20% Today

Afren Plc (LON: AFR) is falling after updating reserve figures. More »

AstraZeneca plc, GlaxoSmithKline plc And Shire PLC Are Set For A Decade Of Rapid Growth

AstraZeneca plc (LON: AZN), GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) and Shire PLC (LON: SHP) are set for rapid growth as sales explode. More »

Worries About The UK Housing Market Hit Taylor Wimpey plc, Persimmon plc, Barratt Developments Plc, Rightmove Plc & Foxtons Group PLC

Taylor Wimpey plc (LON:TW), Persimmon plc (LON:PSN), Barratt Developments Plc (LON:BDEV), Rightmove Plc (LON:RMV) and Foxtons Group PLC (LON:FOXT) slide More »

Today’s Winner And Loser: GW Pharmaceuticals plc Pushes Higher As Circle Holdings PLC Slumps

GW Pharmaceuticals plc (LON: GWP) is charging higher while Circle Holdings PLC (LON: CIRC) slumps following the cancellation of a contract. More »

Banco Santander SA Plans Huge Cash Call To Bolster Balance Sheet

Banco Santander SA (LON:BNC) is looking to raise $9bn in order to strengthen its financial position. More »

Is It Time To Buy Boohoo.Com PLC After Recent Declines?

Boohoo.Com PLC's (LON:BOO) shares have halved but is it time to buy? More »

Is It Time To Buy Standard Chartered PLC Following Restructuring Plans?

Standard Chartered PLC (LON: STAN) announces further cost cuts. Could it be time to buy? More »

Why BHP Billiton plc Could Be Forced To Slash Its Dividend This Year

BHP Billiton plc (LON: BLT) is facing the perfect storm, will the company be forced to cut its dividend? More »

Are SABMiller plc And Diageo plc Better Picks Than FTSE Faller Majestic Wine PLC?

Majestic Wine PLC (LON: MJW) is struggling to grow while SABMiller plc (LON: SAB) and Diageo plc (LON: DGE) are charging ahead. More »

Profit From 2015’s Dividend Bonanza With GlaxoSmithKline plc, Royal Dutch Shell Plc, Persimmon plc And Neil Woodford

GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK), Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSB), Persimmon plc (LON: PSN) and Vodafone Group plc (LON:VOD) are all great plays on the UK dividend... More »