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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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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.

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Vote for your favourite financial services company in the inaugural MoneyWeek Awards, and you could win a year's subscription to MoneyWeek magazine. Find out more and vote here.

1 October 1908: the first Model T Ford is built

On this day in October 1908, Henry Ford's "car for the great multitude" – the Model T – rolled off the production line. Over the next 19 years, 15 million would be built.

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.

Looks like a buying opportunity in the FTSE right now

Bengt Saelensminde explains why inflation is on the way, and why that’s good news for stocks.

Oil – the next big move

The price of oil has been stuck in a narrow range for some time. So are we due a breakout? Dominic Frisby looks at where oil might go next, and picks the best way to play it.

A new way to invest in the pharmaceuticals sector

Huge pharmaceutical giants can end up with lots of drugs that are too small to make a difference to their business. That’s where this small-cap firm comes in.

The art of successful entrepreneurship

Book review: Zero to One – Notes on Start-ups, or How to Build the Future
The guide to setting up on your own from the founder of PayPal is a cut above the usual memoir, says Matthew Partridge.

Why do we want wealth?

Without the selfish genes, the value of money disappears, says Bill Bonner.

Risers & fallers

Don't back the dinosaurs – smaller stocks are better bets

Investors put most of their cash into the big lumbering beasts of the business ecosystem. But as Jonathan Compton explains, they're doomed to extinction.

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


Will October see a turn in the US dollar?

AUS/USD spread betting chart

The Australian dollar may have fallen too far, too fast. John C Burford looks to the charts for what that means for its American counterpart.


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.