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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.

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 »

How did private investors trade after the last general election?

How do private investors react after political votes? Michael Taylor looks at how to take advantage. More »

Why I’d sell On The Market Property right now

On The Market has dropped almost 50% in 2019. Michael Taylor explains why he thinks this stock is one to avoid. More »

2 FTSE 100 stocks I’d buy if Corbyn wins

These two stocks have delivered huge returns for investors. Michael Taylor looks at how they can help us in uncertain times. More »

New to investing? Here is what stocks I’d buy with £10,000

Investing can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. Michael Taylor explains what he'd do when starting out afresh. More »

Why I think you should sell Fevertree stock right now

Fevertree has dropped over 40% since May. Michael Taylor argues why he thinks the stock is still an avoid. More »

Is it finally time to buy Superdry stock?

Superdry stock is down over 75% since the start of 2018. Michael Taylor argues why it is fraught with risk. More »

Why I think you should sell Sirius Minerals (SXX) shares right now

Shares in Sirius Minerals (LSE: SXX) have dropped over 80% in 2019. Michael Taylor explains why he is shorting the stock. More »

2 FTSE 100 dividend shares I think you should consider buying for 2020

The right dividend stocks provide stable income. Michael Taylor looks at two low-risk shares. More »

£5k to invest? I’d buy multibagger stocks with big upside potential

Growth stocks provide the perfect hunting ground for multibaggers. More »

Would Warren Buffett invest in Greggs?

Greggs’ share price is up over 60% so far in 2019, but Michael Taylor explains why he is a buyer. More »

Why I believe Marks & Spencer shares could halve

Marks & Spencer stock has already tumbled nearly 70%, but Michael Taylor believes they will fall a lot more. More »