The three best stocks to get onboard with the P2P revolution

It’s early days in the revolution, but there are already promising listed businesses to buy, says David C Stevenson.

The alternative finance sector has been growing at a phenomenal rate in the last few years, and I suspect that there’s even more upside to come. Yet anyone looking to put some of their money to work in this constantly evolving area needs to move carefully – there are huge opportunities, but there are also some very obvious risks.

Over the last few months I’ve detailed many of these risks in these articles, but it’s worth repeating one key challenge [...]

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