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Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor is a full-time UK stock trader with his own capital. He is also the founder of Shifting Shares where you can download his free book on getting started in the UK stock market and learn to trade and invest. As well as writing for Motley Fool, Michael writes for Investors Chronicle and ShareScope.

4 secrets of highly successful investors

Michael Taylor identifies four secrets of highly successful investors. More »

How to manage your psychology in the stock market

Michael Taylor looks at how to manage our psychology in the stock market. More »

How to invest in growth stocks

Michael Taylor identifies the key features to look for in growth stocks. More »

Two accounting tricks you should be aware of

Michael Taylor identifies two accounting tricks we need to understand before investing. More »

How to check the quality of a stock’s profits

Michael Taylor assesses how we can learn about the quality of a company's profits. More »

How to invest in value stocks

Michael Taylor looks at how to invest in value stocks with a specific trick. More »

How to invest in income stocks

Michael Taylor looks at how to invest in stocks for dividend income. More »

New to investing? How to check a company’s balance sheet

Michael Taylor looks at how to assess a company's balance sheet and how it can help you make investment decisions. More »

How to assess a company’s directors

Michael Taylor looks at why assessing management is important. More »

Two things the father of value investing once said

Michael Taylor takes a close look at Warren Buffet's mentor. More »

The 3 types of stocks to buy in a stock market crash

Michael Taylor looks at the three types of business he'd buy in a crash. More »

3 Reasons why your investments should have moats

Michael Taylor looks at three reasons some investments are better than others. More »

3 things winning stocks have in common

Michael Taylor looks at three traits of stock market winners. More »

New to investing? Three choices you need to make

Michael Taylor gives some food for thought for new investors. More »

If you’d bought £5,000 of Games Workshop stock in 2016, here’s what you’d have today

Michael Taylor looks at Games Workshop's stratospheric rise. More »

Three things Soros said that you shouldn’t miss

Michael Taylor looks at three quotes from the man who 'broke' the Bank of England. More »

This FTSE 250 stock is down 8% today… should you buy it?

Michael Taylor looks at Royal Mail and what he's decided to do. More »

Three mistakes experienced investors make

Michael Taylor looks at three things experienced investors should watch out for. More »

This FTSE 100 share was down 10% yesterday. Here’s what I’m doing now

Michael Taylor discusses Imperial Brands and what he's doing about it.  More »

This FTSE 100 share has fallen 30% this week. Here’s what I’d do now

Michael Taylor looks at NMC's share price fall and shares what he'd do about it. More »