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How to profit from the P2P revolution

The world is changing. New, powerful networks are changing the way we live, work and think. The MoneyWeek team have spent the last six months investigating the peer-to-peer phenomenon and would like to show you our best ideas of how you can profit from it.
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The growing gap between executive and average pay

Salaries for the chief executives of the FTSE 100 have soared to new heights in comparison to what the average worker is paid. Since 2007, CEOs' pay has jumped by 278%.

Is Alibaba just a flash in the pan?

Tech stocks such as Alibaba generate plenty of hype, says Lars Henriksson. But investors shouldn't forget about Asia's other great companies that have stood the test of time.

30 October 1947: The GATT is established

On this day in 1947, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was agreed in Geneva – the predecessor of the World Trade Organization.

Shale gas 'fracking' promises to transform Britain's energy market. Find out what it is, what it means, and how to invest.

From ADRs to Z scores, find explanations of all those terms you wish you understood, but were too embarrassed to ask about.

Can the Fed can take away the QE punchbowl?

Will the US stockmarket survive the end of quantitative easing? Bill Bonner waits to find out.

QE is over: say goodbye to the Fed's fairy dust

The Federal Reserve has finally pulled the plug on money printing. Merryn Somerset Webb explains what that means for your wealth.

Learn the moral of this banking horror story

Transferring money to someone else’s bank account by mistake is easily done, says Merryn Somerset Webb. But it’s a lot harder to fix.

Next shares look to stand ground after profit warning

Next shares looked to shrug off a profit warning from the high-street clothing retailer this morning. Kam Patel reports.

QE, we hardly knew ye

If money-printing is history, then so is the bull market, says Bill Bonner.

Debunking the European productivity myth

Britain may well be less productive than other European countries, says Bengt Saelensminde. But that’s something we should celebrate.

Risers & fallers

Sovereign defaults: Which will be the first domino to fall?

When countries go bust, others follow suit. Not even our Canute central banks will be able to hold back the coming wave. Jonathan Compton looks at the best ways to profit.

How to invest in a stocks and shares Isa

In this short video tutorial, Ed Bowsher runs through the nuts and bolts of opening a stocks and shares Isa, and gives you some investment ideas to consider.

Which investment platform is right for you?

When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from.
Find out which one is best for you.


Royal Mail Group delivers the goods

Royal Mail share price chart

Tramline trading methods can be used for timing your share buying as well as swing trading. John C Burford explains.


How to buy and sell penny shares

Small-cap stock expert David Thornton explains how to choose a broker and the ins and outs of investing in penny shares.