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Michael Taylor

Michael Taylor is an ex-trader. For more from him, see shiftingshares.com.

Get the better of your biases when you trade stocks
Investment strategy

Get the better of your biases when you trade stocks

There are eight key psychological pitfalls that can part inexperienced investors from their money. Michael Taylor explains what they are – and how you…
6 Sep 2021
Britain’s top tiddlers: four of the best small-cap stocks on London's Aim market
Share tips

Britain’s top tiddlers: four of the best small-cap stocks on London's Aim market

The small-cap stocks on Aim, the London Stock Exchange’s junior market, can be very risky – but also highly lucrative. Michael Taylor reviews his pick…
25 Jun 2021
Five Aim stocks with plenty of potential for 2021
Share tips

Five Aim stocks with plenty of potential for 2021

Investing in Aim shares can make you a great deal of money – but you need to do your research. Michael Taylor of Shifting Shares picks five of his fav…
27 Dec 2020
Spread betting: five tips for would-be traders
Spread betting

Spread betting: five tips for would-be traders

Spread betting stocks can be tempting – but for many, it’s ruinous. Michael Taylor of Shifting Shares looks at how to avoid the pitfalls.
5 Jun 2020
How to hunt down the best Aim stocks
Investment strategy

How to hunt down the best Aim stocks

There are three key factors to look for if you want to find the most promising stocks on the UK’s junior market, says Michael Taylor of Shifting Share…
23 Apr 2020
Three mistakes to avoid when investing on Aim
Small cap stocks

Three mistakes to avoid when investing on Aim

Investing in Aim shares can produce spectacular returns. But as Michael Taylor of Shifting Shares explains, you have to have your wits about you.
16 Apr 2020
Do you own shares in Sirius Minerals? Here’s what you need to do now
Stocks and shares

Do you own shares in Sirius Minerals? Here’s what you need to do now

Mining giant Anglo American has proposed a cash takeover of Yorkshire-based minnow Sirius Minerals. Unhappy shareholders must decide whether to accept…
20 Feb 2020
Beware the scam merchants in binary-options trading
Trading

Beware the scam merchants in binary-options trading

Despite the regulator’s best efforts, social media is still infested with financial con artists hunting for potential victims. Trader Michael Taylor e…
10 Feb 2020