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7 investment myths and how they can be avoided: Where is P2P

7 investment myths and how they can be avoided: Where is P2P | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
7 investment myths and how they can be avoided
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Stock markets can yield quick money. This is a common myth among investors. Stock markets reward ...
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This is interesting discussion of investment myths.

 

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We Will See Acquisitions of P2P Lending Platforms By Banks Soon -

We Will See Acquisitions of P2P Lending Platforms By Banks Soon - | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Capgemini recently posed the question; "To what extent is crowdfunding a problem for our traditional bank manager? And what, if any, pressure does this br
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Savers tempted to keep up with their peers by chasing higher returns online

Savers tempted to keep up with their peers by chasing higher returns online | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
As P2P lending grows in popularity, I ask if it offers a secure alternative to the low rates on the high street.
Confidence in the traditional banking model has been hit hard by mis-selling scandals,...
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Risk Tolerance 101: Loan Grades at Lending Club & Prosper

Risk Tolerance 101: Loan Grades at Lending Club & Prosper | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
A complete guide to the various degrees of risk involved with investing at Lending Club and Prosper.
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P2P lending industry now worth over £2 billion

P2P lending industry now worth over £2 billion, figures show
Investor Today
The P2P lending industry is an alternative to traditional finance for both investors and borrowers.
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P2P Lending Platform RebuildingSociety Announces Link with ABF

P2P Lending Platform RebuildingSociety Announces Link with ABF | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The peer-to-peer lending platform rebuildingsociety has joined the rapidly-expanding Alternative Business Funding (ABF) portal – to support SMEs requiring (#P2P Lending Platform RebuildingSociety Announces Link with ABF
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Peer to peer lending through your ISA

Peer to peer lending through your ISA | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
“Later this month, the Treasury is expected to launch its consultation on how P2P loans are to be included in the new £15,000-a-year tax-free Isa wrapper.”
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Fast Growing P2P Platform Lendico Enters Dutch Market - Crowdfund Insider

Fast Growing P2P Platform Lendico Enters Dutch Market - Crowdfund Insider | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
“Crowdfund Insider Fast Growing P2P Platform Lendico Enters Dutch Market Crowdfund Insider The new operation in Holland joins Spain, Poland, Austria and South Africa as countries outside of Germany where Lendico will now be connecting investors to...”
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Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution

Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution Insurance News Net Lending Club's plan to raise approximately $500 million of new equity in an IPO before the end of 2014 would be a key milestone in peer-to-peer (P2P) lending's evolution,...
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Renaud Laplanche | Keynote & Featured Speakers | P2P Lending + Investing

Renaud Laplanche | Keynote & Featured Speakers | P2P Lending + Investing | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Save the Date! P2P: Lending & Investing will be October 6-7, 2014 at the Sheraton New York Times Square Hotel in New York, NY.
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Banking's double disruption

Banking's double disruption | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Digital wallets and P2P lending will do more than simply reduce banks' margins -- they'll completely break up the business of banking as we know it.
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SocietyOne; Disrupting Banks and Increasing Returns to Investors |

SocietyOne; Disrupting Banks and Increasing Returns to Investors | | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it

Peer-to-peer (P2P) lending is unlocking one of the most profitable asset classes for investors. Interview with SocietyOne CEO Matt Symons reveals how. 

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P2P lenders step into vacuum left by banks

P2P lenders step into vacuum left by banks | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
The medical bills from Gary Mousourakis' cancer treatment had grown beyond his ability to pay. Medicare and supplemental insurance covered most of the $250,000 tab, ...

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Howard Freedland's curator insight, September 14, 3:02 PM

yet another positive article on P2P lending

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Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution

Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Fitch: Lending Club IPO to Be a Milestone in P2P Evolution Business Wire (press release) NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Lending Club's plan to raise approximately $500 million of new equity in an IPO before the end of 2014 would be a key milestone in...
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Monthly Investment Update--September 2014

Monthly Investment Update--September 2014 | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
DR 107: Monthly Investment Update--September 2014
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... on both Lendingclub and Prosper. So far the returns have been quite good, with over 6.6% from Lending club and 4% from Prosper.
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Bitcoin Loans Fast | Get Loan In Bitcoins Fast

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Borrow Bitcoin's right now, Bitcoin P2P Lending site, more info how to get a loan: http://t.co/IZ51uD2PRg <<<- Get a loan info
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Bondora Sees Huge Opportunity in European P2P Lending

Bondora Sees Huge Opportunity in European P2P Lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Crowdfund Insider Bondora Sees Huge Opportunity in European Peer to Peer Lending Crowdfund Insider Mati has worked in a senior marketing capacity for Fortune 500 and FTSE corporations based in New York, London, San Francisco and Korea –...
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Harmoney announces advisory board

Harmoney announces advisory board | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Harmoney announces advisory board guide2.co.nz New Zealand's first peer to peer (P2P) lending platform Harmoney today announced the composition of its advisory board, a group of seasoned early stage P2P investors, P2P senior executives and...
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Student Lending Round Table III: The Lending Club IPO and the Rise of P2P Lending

Student Lending Round Table III: The Lending Club IPO and the Rise of P2P Lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Is the Lending Club IPO an inflection point for awareness about the
peer-to-peer (P2P) lending market?  How do you see the market growing over
the coming years?

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P2P Lending for Institutional Investors and Wealth Managers: An Overview

P2P Lending for Institutional Investors and Wealth Managers: An Overview | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
“P2P lending (or peer-to-peer lending) is a fast growing space in which any individual or organization can lend money directly to another individual through an online p2p lending platform such as ("P2P Lending for Institutional Investors and Wealth...”
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POINT OF VIEW/ Takeshi Jingu: Risks, opportunities in China's growing P2P

POINT OF VIEW/ Takeshi Jingu: Risks, opportunities in China's growing P2P | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
POINT OF VIEW/ Takeshi Jingu: Risks, opportunities in China's growing P2P ...
Asahi Shimbun
In China, online peer-to-peer (P2P) lending has been growing rapidly since around 2010.
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The Outstanding Growth of P2P Lending in the UK

The Outstanding Growth of P2P Lending in the UK | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Peer-to-peer lending in the UK is growing at an incredibly fast speed. Favored by FCA’s rules that treat peer-to-peer lending in a different way than equity crowdfunding, which is considered...
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Banks shouldn't fear P2P marketplace lending

Banks shouldn't fear  P2P marketplace lending | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
Banks shouldn't fear peer to peer marketplace lending
Finextra (blog)
Inevitably the two trends have collided, and now we are seeing P2P apps emerging for smartphones and tablets - this really is the era of 'your money your way'.
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Dave Girouard CEO and Co-Founder of Upstart wants to put an end to the US P2P lending duopoly

For many years the p2p lending industry in this country has been dominated by two platforms: Lending Club and Prosper. Dave Girouard, the CEO and Co-Founder of Upstart and guest on this edition of the podcast, wants to change that.

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Game on for banking disruptors

Game on for banking disruptors Stuff.co.nz Moldow is one of a group of American venture capitalists who are investing and advising half a dozen "peer-to-peer" (P2P) lending platforms around the world, including Auckland's Harmoney, betting they...
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International P2P Lending Services - Loan Volumes August 2014

International P2P Lending Services - Loan Volumes August 2014 | P2P and Social Lending: Global Trends | Scoop.it
International P2P Lending Services - Loan Volumes August 2014
P2P-Banking.com
In August Prosper, Bondora and Thincats showed big growth of newly originated loan volume. For most other services it was a slow month.
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