Peer-to-peer lending firms are increasingly disrupting traditional banking. John Stepek looks at how to profit from this alternative finance revolution.
Stocks: the MoneyWeek view
April 2014: A shaky start to 2014 Stocks have had a wobbly start to the year. We remain wary of US stocks, which are expensive. European shares are far better value, and Japan is still a buy. Emerging markets have their problems, but they are increasingly reflected in the price.
• See our view on all the major asset classes here.
Phil Oakley looks at how the housing market has affected business for Kingfisher, and whether now is the time to buy into the home improvement group.
Fund manager Charles Awdry tips three strong Chinese brands that have a competitive advantage over their foreign rivals.
Merryn Somerset Webb explains how you could avoid paying tax on your estate – and earn yourself a nice long-term income at the same time.
Firms pioneering batteries for renewable energy could profit handsomely from the mass adoption of wind and solar. Dr Matthew Partridge tips the best shares to profit.
David Thornton looks at a small-cap recruitment company that stands to make healthy profits as Britain’s economy improves.
Demand for power in Latin America is soaring. James McKeigue looks at how to invest as the continent upgrades its energy infrastructure.
This Plymouth-based energy company is using the experience it gained in European offshore wind to build a promising position in Latin America.