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investment platform comparison 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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How stocks profited from the union

The union between England and Scotland has been good for business, research has shown. UK equities have returned 12,700,000,000% since 1707.

Penny shares are shaking up banking

The banking industry is undergoing a radical change. It's called mobile banking and it's caught the traditional banks off-guard. That means you can still buy in for pennies.

23 September 1889: Nintendo starts making playing cards

On this day in 1889, 'Nintendo Koppai' began making Hanafuda playing cards. Fast forward 125 years, and it's an electronics company worth around £10bn.

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 West Lothian question – what now?

Since the Scottish referendum, there has been much talk of the ‘West Lothian question’. Rosie Jones explains what it is, and what the answers to it might be.

How private equity firms destroyed Phones 4U

The collapse of mobile phone retailer Phones 4U is a good example of why the private equity business model doesn’t work, says David Thornton.

Secrets to getting rich – part two

The real fun is getting money, says Bill Bonner – not having it.

Is the end nigh for pension tax relief?

Changes will happen to pension tax relief says Merryn Somerset Webb – whoever wins the next election.

This company could have made a breakthrough in cancer treatment

The best way to improve cancer treatment is early diagnosis. And this small-cap biotech company may have the key to doing just that, says Matthew Partridge.

Risers & fallers

The stocks to buy as cash goes mobile

Apple's new toys may be thrilling for tech geeks, but the real excitement for investors lies in its new payment system, says David Thornton.

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


Is the gold price ready to rally now?

Gold price spread betting chart

Gold is a slippery customer, says John C Burford. Just when you believe you have it figured out, it springs a surprise.


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.