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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.

23 July 1952: European Coal and Steel Community is born

The forebear of the European Union, the European Coal and Steel Community, came into being on this day in 1952 following the Treaty of Paris.

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.


Tesco could be the perfect medium-term turnaround play

Despite its current woes, Tesco is the perfect stock to stick away for five or ten years, says Bengt Saelensminde.

In defence of Vladimir Putin

Putin’s not the one everybody should be worried about, says Bill Bonner.

What Foxtons’ share price tells us about the London property market

Foxtons, the famously bullish London estate agent, has seen its share price fall to a 52-week low. That doesn’t bode well for the capital’s house prices, says Dominic Frisby.

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

With Russia and its leader Vladimir Putin in the news, David Thornton, former manager of an East European investment fund, reflects on his experience of the country and the man.


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 – part II

EUR/NOK spread betting chart

John C Burford explains why swing traders should always been on the look-out for a ‘scalded-cat bounce’.


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.