Author: Michael Taylor

I trade small caps where the risk/ reward is firmly in my favour. Buy the dream by all means, but don't leave the risk on the shelf. www.shiftingshares.com @shiftingshares

Shifting Shares (9 Dec 2019) – Bad smells #TLW #BIRD #D4T4
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (9 Dec 2019) – Bad smells #TLW #BIRD #D4T4

Michael Taylor- December 9, 2019

I tried to trade this stock a few weeks ago after a large fall but it just didn't bounce - it smelt bad. It turns ... Read More

Shifting Shares (2 Dec 2019) – Pass the dynamite #TSTL #TRT
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (2 Dec 2019) – Pass the dynamite #TSTL #TRT

Michael Taylor- December 2, 2019

Many private investors are suckered in to story stocks, which sadly have a large chance of loss. You can still trade these, as what they ... Read More

Shifting Shares (28 Nov 2019) – One way or t’other #RBG #WOSG
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (28 Nov 2019) – One way or t’other #RBG #WOSG

Michael Taylor- November 28, 2019

I attended the Revolution Bars Group (RBG) AGM this week, as I think it's a binary play. Either there will be a big placing, or ... Read More

Shifting Shares (18 Nov 2019) – Different versions of truth #XSG #PURP
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (18 Nov 2019) – Different versions of truth #XSG #PURP

Michael Taylor- November 18, 2019

There was a trading update recently, where the company announced that "the significant losses incurred in the prior period have now been reversed and the ... Read More

Shifting Shares (13 November 2019) – The Mello Effect #BMY #RMV
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (13 November 2019) – The Mello Effect #BMY #RMV

Michael Taylor- November 13, 2019

Unless you've been living in a bubble recently, you'll be aware that it's Mello this week. Cube will be presenting on Wednesday at 16:50, so ... Read More

Shifting Shares (5 Nov 2019) – Rise and Fall, Boom and Bust #ASC #BUR
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (5 Nov 2019) – Rise and Fall, Boom and Bust #ASC #BUR

Michael Taylor- November 6, 2019

Once the stock starts to make a clear move, I think it's likely to keep going as people get FOMO and realise that it is ... Read More

Shifting Shares (29 Oct 2019) – Red flag warning #AGFX #BIDS #FEVR #SOS
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (29 Oct 2019) – Red flag warning #AGFX #BIDS #FEVR #SOS

Michael Taylor- October 29, 2019

There's little hype now - everyone who was screaming "it's going to £1" a few months ago seems to have disappeared. Either they've sold, or ... Read More

Shifting Shares (22 October 2019) – Salad days #LVCG #ALT #FUL #SPSY
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (22 October 2019) – Salad days #LVCG #ALT #FUL #SPSY

Michael Taylor- October 22, 2019

I like this company - as in I like eating their pizzas. I'm probably going to go tonight. The salad is an excellent side, too. ... Read More

Shifting Shares (13 Oct 2019) – Bargepoles ready #TLY #SOS #SXX
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (13 Oct 2019) – Bargepoles ready #TLY #SOS #SXX

Michael Taylor- October 14, 2019

In this regular report, Michael Taylor offers his latest trading ideas on a wide range of stocks. This is Gold content! Not logged in? Log ... Read More

Shifting Shares (6 Oct 2019) – The unthinkable #ABDP #BIDS #MKS
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (6 Oct 2019) – The unthinkable #ABDP #BIDS #MKS

Michael Taylor- October 7, 2019

The unthinkable. Nobody ever thinks it can happen. And then it happens. The stock dumps 50%, because price moves from expectation to reality. Speculation - ... Read More

Shifting Shares (30 Sep 2019) – Hopping the pond $UBER $NFLX #SXX
Comment, Small Cap

Shifting Shares (30 Sep 2019) – Hopping the pond $UBER $NFLX #SXX

Michael Taylor- September 29, 2019

The UK has plenty of shorting opportunities, but UK equities are not valued anywhere close to how Britain's colonial upstarts value theirs. Americans do love ... Read More

Shifting Shares (23 Sep 2019) – Bowly bottoms #VEC #MTRO
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (23 Sep 2019) – Bowly bottoms #VEC #MTRO

Michael Taylor- September 24, 2019

Vectura Group (VEC) As well as looking for breakdowns and breakouts, when flicking through my charts every night I want to keep an eye on ... Read More

Marks & Spencer – a glorious past does not a bright future make #MKS
FTSE 350

Marks & Spencer – a glorious past does not a bright future make #MKS

Michael Taylor- September 19, 2019

Few people will be aware of the glorious past of market monolith Marks & Spencer. Founded by a Polish refugee, Michael Marks, and a cashier ... Read More

Shifting Shares (16 Sep 2019) – Big Cups #FEVR #FUTR #TMO
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (16 Sep 2019) – Big Cups #FEVR #FUTR #TMO

Michael Taylor- September 16, 2019

Accrol Group (ACRL) Accrol had a big spike on Friday. There wasn't much volume behind it, and I don't know why anyone would want to ... Read More

Shifting Shares (10 Sep 2019) – Thinking Long Term #ALT #FUTR #ANX
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (10 Sep 2019) – Thinking Long Term #ALT #FUTR #ANX

Michael Taylor- September 10, 2019

I still maintain that this is a tough market and it's a game of minimising errors rather than going out there trying to score points ... Read More

Shifting Shares (2 September 2019) – A torrid time #WEY #LVCG #SOS #RRE
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (2 September 2019) – A torrid time #WEY #LVCG #SOS #RRE

Michael Taylor- September 2, 2019

In this regular report, Michael Taylor takes a look at a wide range of stocks with interesting trade set-ups. Stocks covered include Sosandar (SOS), Wey ... Read More

Shifting Shares (27 August 2019) – Seller’s market #ALT #ASC #GKP
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (27 August 2019) – Seller’s market #ALT #ASC #GKP

Michael Taylor- August 27, 2019

I am certainly not investing capital in this market. There will come a time when the tide goes out, and it becomes a buyer's market. ... Read More

Shifting Shares (20 August 2019) – Bargain Bucket #ARB #RRE
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (20 August 2019) – Bargain Bucket #ARB #RRE

Michael Taylor- August 20, 2019

There are certainly not many longs out there at the moment. It's tough, and those who are finding themselves overexposed are now hurting. Risk management ... Read More

Shifting Shares (14 August 2019) – Beware the ramp #XSG #VRS #BUR
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (14 August 2019) – Beware the ramp #XSG #VRS #BUR

Michael Taylor- August 14, 2019

The latest response by Burford was baffling, and in my opinion it makes the business uninvestable. "Evidence" of market manipulation - really? Spoofing can lower ... Read More

Shifting Shares (4 August 2019) – The Time is Ripe
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (4 August 2019) – The Time is Ripe

Michael Taylor- August 5, 2019

4Imprint (FOUR) This stock literally broke out the day before the results, and on the day of those results gapped up and promptly dumped back ... Read More

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