Invest in the rise of alternative finance

MoneyWeek magazine cover illustrationPeer-to-peer lending firms are increasingly disrupting traditional banking. John Stepek looks at how to profit from this alternative finance revolution.

If you want a sneak preview of the future of banking, the place to look is not London or New York, the world’s financial capitals. Instead, you should be paying attention to what’s going on in China and in Africa.

You see, the inadequacies of the developed world’s financial system only really became apparent to most people in the wake of the 2008 [...]

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