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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.

29 July 1948: the 1948 London Olympics opens

Dubbed the 'Austerity Games', the XIV Olympiad opened in London to 85,000 spectators in Wembley Stadium on this day in 1948.

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.

If you’ve dodged tax, prepare to stump it up

HMRC is gearing up to send out thousands of letters demanding unpaid tax. Merryn Somerset Webb looks at your options, should one come through your door.

93 years of perspective

Things may be bad. But they’ll get worse, says Bill Bonner.

The tell-tale signs of a share-price tumble

Learning the tricks of traders out to profit from share price falls can make you a better investor. Phil Oakley explains what makes a company a target.

Is now a great time to buy Russian stocks?

The Russian stock market has fallen by 14% in the last month. David Thornton looks at whether that means bargains for canny investors – or a dangerous value trap.

If this corporate giant breaks up, shareholders should prosper

The boss of pharmaceutical giant GSK has hinted the company could be split in two. That would be great news for shareholders, says Ed Bowsher.

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


Gold – the ultimate whipsaw market

Gold price spread betting chart

Swing traders should spend some time getting to know Elliott wave theory, says John C Burford. It offers you a roadmap through volatile markets.


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.