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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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Everything you need to know about investment platforms

When it comes to buying shares and funds to put in your Isa, there are several investment platforms (also known as fund supermarkets) to choose from. Here's what you need to know.

How to make the new pension rules work for you

This short series of emails explains what has changed under the new pension rules, how it might affect you and what options there are to take advantage.

25 July 1959: First hovercraft crosses the English Channel

This day in 1959 saw the first hovercraft cross the English Channel. By 1968, regular services were taking passengers and cars across in 35 minutes.

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.


Company in the news: Royal Mail Group

Shares in Royal Mail were a steal at their flotation price, but have now fallen back as the company has run into a few problems. Phil Oakley asks if it’s time to buy.

Rupert Murdoch’s expanding empire

The media mogul is going on an $80bn shopping spree to grow his media empire. There’s a big global media shake-up going on, says Simon Wilson.

The biggest blow-up ever

As the credit bubble approaches its limit, prepare for the biggest blow-up ever, says Bill Bonner.

Strong pound sits heavy on dividends

Growth in dividend payouts to UK investors has slowed to a crawl because of the strength of the pound.

This 'Right Side' favourite is about to blow the lights out

This niche financial company is going mainstream. And it stands to make a packet, says Bengt Saelensminde.


Risers & fallers


The 12 investments our experts would buy into now

How might renewables change the face of energy? And where should investors look for profits? John Stepek talks to our Roundtable of experts to find out what they're buying.


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.


How to invest in British fracking

David Stevenson takes an investor's view of fracking and shows you the real story behind this monumental opportunity, in a thought-provoking new video - Capital at risk


MONEYWEEK TRADER

The euro remains wobbly vs the US dollar

EUR/USD spread betting chart

John C Burford demonstrates the sheer profit-making power of Elliott wave theory with a trade in the euro.


PENNY SLEUTH

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.