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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 I Can’t See Liberty Global Making An Offer For Vodafone Group plc

There are four key reasons why Liberty Global won't make an offer for Vodafone Group plc (LON: VOD). More »

Standard Chartered PLC And Royal Dutch Shell Plc Could Be The Best Opportunities In The FTSE 100!

Standard Chartered PLC (LON: STAN) and Royal Dutch Shell Plc (LON: RDSB) could be two of the best opportunities in the FTSE 100. More »

Should You Buy Centrica PLC As The Company Restructures, Or Play It Safe With National Grid plc?

Is Centrica PLC (LON: CNA) a recovery play or should you stick with National Grid plc (LON: NG)? More »

Why Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc’s Payment Issues Could Be Good News For Monitise Plc

Monitise Plc (LON: MONI) could be set to benefit from oyal Bank of Scotland Group plc's failures. More »

What’s Behind Afren Plc’s Recent Jump?

What's driving Afren Plc's (LON: AFR) rally? More »

Does Elementis plc’s Profit Warning Suggest Croda International plc Is The Better Buy?

Croda International Plc (LON: CRDA) has many advantages over smaller peer Elementis plc (LON: ELM). More »

3 Reasons Why Barclays PLC Will Struggle To Grow For The Rest Of The Decade

There are a number of factors that'll hold Barclays PLC (LON: BARC) back during the next few years... More »

Why Aviva plc Is Set To Charge Higher!

Aviva plc (LON: AV) could be set to charge higher in the next few years. More »

Is Petrofac Limited’s Upbeat Trading Statement A False Dawn?

Petrofac Limited (LON: PFC) has issued an upbeat trading update but can the company be trusted? More »

Are Rio Tinto plc, Vedanta Resources plc, KAZ Minerals PLC And Glencore PLC On The Road To Recovery? 

Are Rio Tinto plc (LON: RIO), Vedanta Resources plc (LON: VED), KAZ Minerals PLC (LON: KAZ) and Glencore PLC (LON: GLEN) set to move higher? ... More »

As AstraZeneca plc And Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc Slide, Should You Buy?

Could it be time to buy AstraZeneca plc (LON: AZN) and Hikma Pharmaceuticals Plc (LON: HIK) after recent declines. More »

Why You Can’t Go Wrong With SKY PLC, BT Group plc, Talktalk Telecom Group PLC & KCOM Group PLC

SKY PLC (LON: SKY), BT Group plc (LON: BT.A), Talktalk Telecom Group PLC (LON: TALK) and KCOM Group PLC (LON: KCOM) would make a great addition to... More »

“It’s Time To Sell The FTSE 100!”

It could be time to sell the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE:UKX), says this Fool... More »

Is This The Beginning Of The End For HSBC Holdings plc?

Is HSBC Holdings plc (LON: HSBA) on a downward spiral? More »

The Only 2 Banks I’m Willing To Buy: Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC & Lloyds Banking Group PLC

Lloyds Banking Group PLC (LON: LLOY) and Bank of Georgia Holdings PLC (LON: BGEO) are two great plays on the banking sector. More »

Why You Should Avoid Cable and Wireless Communications Plc, Fresnillo Plc, Just Eat PLC & EVRAZ plc

Investors should stay away from Cable and Wireless Communications Plc (LON: CWC), Fresnillo Plc (LON: FRES), Just Eat PLC (LON: JE) and EVRAZ plc... More »

As GlaxoSmithKline plc Nears A 52-Week Low, Is It Time To Buy?

Is now the time to buy GlaxoSmithKline plc (LON: GSK) or should you stay away? More »

5 ‘Magic’ Greenblatt Strategy Stocks: De La Rue plc, WPP PLC, Carillion plc, Mitie Group PLC & Ladbrokes PLC

De La Rue plc (LON: DLAR), WPP PLC ORD 10P (LON: WPP), Carillion plc (LON: CLLN), Mitie Group PLC (LON: MTO) and Ladbrokes PLC... More »

Why JD Sports Fashion PLC Is A Better Bet Than Rivals Supergroup PLC And ASOS plc

JD Sports Fashion PLC (LON: JD) continues to shine while ASOS plc (LON: ASC) and Supergroup PLC (LON: SGP) struggle. More »

Why I Would Sell Barclays PLC But Buy Banco Santander SA

Barclays PLC (LON:BARC) should be avoided, but Banco Santander SA (LON:BNC) is still a great pick, says Rupert Hargreaves. More »