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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.

Why I’d sell this stock right now. Is it in your portfolio?

Do you own this stock? Michael Taylor looks at why he'd avoid it. More »

3 investing risks you should be wary of

Michael Taylor identifies three risks that investors should be careful to avoid. More »

Why I’d dump buy-to-let property and buy this investment instead

Michael Taylor looks at why he'd ditch buy-to-let in favour of this stock. More »

2 things Bill Ackman says about stocks

Michael Taylor discusses how investors can benefit from the wisdom of a stock market veteran. More »

Are you a Millennial? Here’s how to invest

Michael Taylor shares how Millennials can get off to a great start investing. More »

Want to start investing? Here are 3 things you need to know

New to investing? Michael Taylor explains three things you should know before you start. More »

4 things you should look out for on the income statement

Michael Taylor looks at key things you need to check on the income statement. More »

Why I’d still sell Fevertree right now

Michael Taylor looks at why he still thinks Fevertree is an avoid. More »

2 things we can learn from Sirius Minerals

Michael Taylor shows two lessons we can learn from Sirius Minerals. More »

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 »