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Peer-to-peer - Wikipedia

Peer-to-peer (P2P) computing or networking is a distributed application architecture that partitions tasks or workloads between peers. Peers are equally privileged, equipotent participants in the application. They are said to form a peer-to-peer network of nodes. Peers make a portion of their resources, such as processing power, disk storage or network bandwidth, directly available to other ...

Peer-to-peer lending - Wikipedia

Peer-to-peer lending, also abbreviated as P2P lending, is the practice of lending money to individuals or businesses through online services that match lenders with borrowers. Since peer-to-peer lending companies offering these services generally operate online, they can run with lower overhead and provide the service more cheaply than traditional financial institutions.

Peer to peer lending: boost savings returns? - MSE

Peer-to-peer savings firms like Zopa, Funding Circle and Ratesetter can let you earn a big 7% on your cash. While it can work well if you're able and willing to lock money away, it's important you understand the risks of this hybrid form of 'saving' and investing before parting with your cash. This ...

Social Unrest Breaks Out In China After "Panic" Bank Run ...

One week ago, when discussing the "source of China's next debt crisis", namely the recent explosion in Chinese household debt which over the past year has soared by over 40% even as credit growth across other debt categories remained relatively stable..... and which was on the verge of surpassing the nation's corporations as the biggest source of credit demand, we highlighted the one financial ...

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum - Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

Peer-to-Peer Fundraising. Next February 27 & 28, 2019 hundreds of peer-to-peer fundraising professionals and industry experts will gather in New Orleans to share new ideas, hear about industry trends and learn what’s happening in peer-to-peer fundraising.

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