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 (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

Sports Direct – Ticking Timebomb #SPD
FTSE 350

Sports Direct – Ticking Timebomb #SPD

Michael Taylor- August 2, 2019

I take no pleasure in watching shareholders lose money (even when I am short) but this commentary from Mike Ashley, who has a fetish for ... Read More

Shifting Shares (28 July 2019) – Bottom Picking
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (28 July 2019) – Bottom Picking

Michael Taylor- July 29, 2019

I still remain keen eyed on shorts. This is because when key levels break, the falls can be steep. Punters wake up from their stupor ... Read More

RockRose Energy – Transformative returns #RRE
Small Cap

RockRose Energy – Transformative returns #RRE

Michael Taylor- July 23, 2019

RockRose Energy is a popular stock. Unlike most popular stocks, this is 1) a real business and not a hope or dream, and 2) management ... Read More

Shifting Shares (21 July 2019) – Heightened probabilities #FUL
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (21 July 2019) – Heightened probabilities #FUL

Michael Taylor- July 22, 2019

Audioboom (BOOM) Audioboom are still blasting their way through cash, but the recent HY report shows all the metrics going in the right direction. It's ... Read More

Shifting Shares (14 July 2019) – Raising cash #YGEN #TCG #SOS
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (14 July 2019) – Raising cash #YGEN #TCG #SOS

Michael Taylor- July 15, 2019

YourGene Health (YGEN) This company recorded its first profit since its IPO. However, it had a near £5 million operating loss and received £9 million ... Read More

Argo Blockchain (ARB) – Bitcoin and profit
Small Cap

Argo Blockchain (ARB) – Bitcoin and profit

Michael Taylor- July 9, 2019

Bitcoin and profit - two words you seldom here in the same sentence. Yet profit is what ARB could be making, if Bitcoin holds above ... Read More

Shifting Shares (8 July 2019) – A new half begins
Small Cap

Shifting Shares (8 July 2019) – A new half begins

Michael Taylor- July 8, 2019

They say it's a game of two halves, and we now enter H2 of 2019. There have been opportunities to make money, but the market ... Read More

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