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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.

22 July 1894: Paris to Rouen motor car competition

The Paris to Rouen motor car competition of 1894 pitted petrol cars against steam-powered vehicles in a thrilling 79-mile event organised by Le Petit Journal.

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.


The rebels attack

Mining in the Congo comes with certain risks, as Bill Bonner discovers.

What I learned about Russia as manager of an east European fund

Russia and its leader Vladimir Putin have been thrust into the the forefront of the news lately. David Thornton, a former manager of an East European investment fund, reflects on his experience of both the country and the man.

ETFs that ‘buy low, sell high’ for you

Traditional stock market trackers can leave you exposed to bubbles, says Paul Amery. But there is a better way to track indices.

Don’t chase Neil Woodford to his new fund – here’s why

If a star fund manager switches funds, should you move too? The answer might surprise you, says Ed Bowsher.

The best funds for your pension

With-profits funds have returned with all the their old problems, says Merryn Somerset Webb. A gimmick-free managed fund is a better bet.


Risers & fallers


How to invest in the battle against ageing

As life expectancy increases, companies pioneering treatments for the diseases of old age will profit handsomely. Matthew Partridge picks the best ways to invest.


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

How tramline kisses give your trading an edge

EUR/NOK spread betting chart

John C Burford explains what trendline ‘kisses’ are in the charts and how swing traders can use them to profit.


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.