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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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Merryn Somerset Webb's Japan diary

MoneyWeek's editor in chief, Merryn Somerset Webb, reports from Tokyo on Japan's economy, markets, and the prospects for investors.
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20 October 1935: Mao's Long March ends

Almost exactly a year after setting off, Mao Zedong and his army of communists arrived at the foot of the Great Wall of China on this day in 1935.

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 falling oil prices will affect Latin America

Many Latin American countries depend on oil exports for income, says James McKeigue. Falling crude prices could spell trouble ahead.

Stocks are still your best bet in volatile markets

Despite all the market turmoil, it’s best to stick with stocks, says Bengt Saelensminde. After all, there’s nowhere else to go.

We have nothing to fear from the robot takeover

Robots in the workplace won’t cause mass unemployment. On the contrary, says Matthew Lynn – they’ll create whole new industries.

Blowhards, hustlers and shallow opportunists

Good men rarely run for public office, says Bill Bonner. And it’s even rarer for them to win.

Two stocks to buy for the long term

Some of the best drivers of growth can take years to play out. Professional investor Marcus Morris-Eyton tips two stocks for patient investors.

Gamble of the week: A punt on property

The housing market may well fall into a slump, says Phil Oakley. But if the fears are overdone, this property services company could be a good investment.


Risers & fallers


How to profit as the price of oil hits the skids

The oil price is stuck in a downward trend. That may be bad for oil producers, but it's good for consumer economies like ours. John Stepek explains how you could profit.


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.


Which investment platform is right for you?

When it comes to buying shares and funds, there are several investment platforms and brokers to choose from.
Find out which one is best for you.


MONEYWEEK TRADER

Has Royal Mail turned the corner?

Royal Mail share price chart

Elliott wave theory is great for giving you an idea of where the market is heading, says John C Burford. That’s invaluable for swing traders.


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.