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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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The growing gap between executive and average pay

Salaries for the chief executives of the FTSE 100 have soared to new heights in comparison to what the average worker is paid. Since 2007, CEOs' pay has jumped by 278%.

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24 October 1929: The Wall Street Crash

On this day in 1929, otherwise known as 'Black Thursday', the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell sharply, and confidence in the banks collapsed.

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.


Mexican economy on the brink of a new era

Thanks to reforms, the Mexican economy could be at the start of a new era of high growth.

Ten simple rules for maximising your penny share profits

Maximise your penny share profits by following these ten simple rules from small-cap expert David Thornton.

Big challenges in the fight against Isis

Nato frustration mounts over Turkey’s reluctance to take on Isis Islamist militants.

Shares in focus: Is National Express on the road to better profits?

National Express is a coach company going cheap. So, should you get onboard and buy the shares? Phil Oakley investigates.

Why the hysteria? Because it pays

A lone gunman in Canada doesn’t make a war, says Bill Bonner.

It’s time to vent my spleen – Europe’s got a serious problem

The eurozone’s problems all stem from the single currency, says Bengt Saelensminde. What Europe needs is a handicapping system.


Risers & fallers


Sovereign defaults: Which will be the first domino to fall?

When countries go bust, others follow suit. Not even our Canute central banks will be able to hold back the coming wave. Jonathan Compton looks at the best ways to 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

Tesco shares – is it time to buy in now?

Tesco spread betting chart

Is all the bad news now in Tesco’s share price? John C Burford examines the supermarket’s share charts to see if it’s time to buy.


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.