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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.

Two stocks I’d avoid in 2020

Michael Taylor looks at two stocks that he is avoiding. More »

Forget a Cash ISA! I’m betting on the GAN share price in 2020

GAN is up over 200% since 2019. Michael Taylor explains why he is still a buyer. More »

Do this one thing now and you can put your state pension fears behind you

Michael Taylor believes this one action can leave your future looking a lot brighter. More »

Buy-to-let investing could damage your chances of making a million. Here’s where I’d invest instead

Buy to let could mean you're missing out. Michael Taylor explains why. More »

Three sectors to watch for in 2020

Michael Taylor looks for investment opportunities in these three sectors. More »

The 1 stock I’ll be buying in a market crash

Michael Taylor explains why he'll be greedy when everyone is fearful with one high-flying stock. More »

Is Restaurant Group a turnaround stock for 2020?

Should you buy Restaurant Group? Michael Taylor checks out the facts. More »

If you’d spent £3k on JD Wetherspoon stock 4 years ago, this is what you’d have today

Wetherspoon is up over 250% since 2016. Michael Taylor finds out why. More »

The exact time I’d buy Sirius Minerals shares

There may be a perfect time to buy Sirius Minerals stock. Michael Taylor explores when. More »

2 things you should always look for on a balance sheet

Never buy a stock unless you've checked these two things, says Michael Taylor. More »

Should you buy Greggs stock now the vegan steak bake is out?

Greggs is up 500% since 2013. Michael Taylor looks at whether it could still be a buy. More »

3 habits of successful investors that you can start today

Michael Taylor looks at the three qualities of successful investors. More »

3 lessons I’ve learned for 2020 that can make you more money

Michael Taylor shares the three things which will make him more money in 2020. More »

3 things Peter Lynch says about investing in stocks

Peter Lynch gave a lot of advice, but Michael Taylor believes these three tips are especially important.  More »

Could investing £100 a month make you rich?

Can you afford to not start investing? Michael Taylor explains why you should start right now. More »

No savings at 30? Here’s how I’d start investing

Michael Taylor shows how to start investing even if you don't have any savings. More »

New to investing? The one thing you need to know before buying stocks

Don't invest without knowing this one thing. Michael Taylor shows new investors why. More »

I think everyone should know how to invest like Warren Buffett

You may be surprised at how simple Warren Buffett’s strategies are. Michael Taylor reveals how to copy. More »

3 things all stock market winners have in common

Companies that deliver monster returns all have the same qualities. Michael Taylor shows what they are. More »

3 things you should know when investing with £5,000

Michael Taylor explains why you can't miss these three things when new to investing with £5,000. More »