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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.

19 August 1989: The Pan-European Picnic

On this day in 1989, thousands of people flocked to a picnic in Hungary. Many kept going straight across the border into Austria and weeks later, the Iron Curtain fell.

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.


How to prepare for pension recycling

The most interesting aspect of the government’s planned pension reforms involves ‘pension recycling’. Ed Bowsher explains how it works.

Hell on wheels

For 15 years, the American government allowed itself to be scammed, says Bill Bonner.

Why the stock market doesn’t always work

The stock market is a great way for companies to raise cash, says David Thornton. But for the real tiddlers, it’s not always the best solution.

How to buy into China’s recent rally

China’s recent stock-market rally is showing no signs of abating. Ed Bowsher tips the best funds to buy now.

Fund of the week: A strong play on European recovery

This fund’s strategy of snapping up cheap European stocks could pay dividends when the recovery comes.


Risers & fallers


How to buy into the final frontier

Pick the right firms and you could profit handsomely from a burgeoning market in commercial satellites and private space travel, says Matthew Partridge.


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 FTSE remains in no man’s land

FTSE 100 spread betting chart

The index is caught between long-term resistance and short-term support. John C Burford watches the charts for signs of a break-out.


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.