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Here's what Apple reportedly spent on the new U2 album

Hint: It’s a LOT.

From TheJournal.ie This is the smile of a man whose company will float at $24.3 billion Money Money Money

This is the smile of a man whose company will float at $24.3 billion

Chinese marketplace Alibaba will debut on Wall Street in two weeks time.

From The42 Falcao and Di Maria herald United's age of excess Splurge

Falcao and Di Maria herald United's age of excess

Manchester United can’t have imagined replacing Alex Ferguson would cost so much.

From TheJournal.ie Check your wallet. There was one winner of the €4m lotto jackpot Money Money Money

Check your wallet. There was one winner of the €4m lotto jackpot

The winning ticket was sold in an An Post shop on King Street in Bury Street, Ballina in County Mayo.

From TheJournal.ie Money makes people mean - here's how Monopoly proves it Money Money Money

Money makes people mean - here's how Monopoly proves it

This experiment put people in a rigged game and asked how they felt the game went.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school Money Money Money

Opinion: I'm already worried about how I'll pay for my children to go back to school

Our children’s education must not depend on their parents’ ability to pay.

From TheJournal.ie We're saving more - but say the government isn't encouraging us Money Money Money

We're saving more - but say the government isn't encouraging us

The proportion of people saving regularly increased to 41% from 35% last month, says the Savings Index.

From TheJournal.ie Why aren't all musicians getting paid for playing at Irish festivals this summer? Money Money Money

Why aren't all musicians getting paid for playing at Irish festivals this summer?

Musicians are joining together to begin a discussion on payment and ‘two-tier’ treatment at festivals. Here’s what they told us.

From TheJournal.ie How many new millionaires were created last year? Money Money Money

How many new millionaires were created last year?

There’s a total of 13.7 million households with $1 million or more in the back pocket around the world at the moment.

From TheJournal.ie USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages Money Money Money

USI says 'internship culture' to blame for low graduate wages

Union president Joe O’Connor said that schemes such as JobBridge had led to “a very, very employer friendly market”.

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital Money Money Money

Everything you need to know about what it will cost you to go to hospital

Going private, going public or have a medical card? How much is it going to set you back?

From TheJournal.ie Every little helps: Thousands of Tesco workers get a pay rise Money Money Money

Every little helps: Thousands of Tesco workers get a pay rise

The workers will get between €400 and €700 extra per year.

From TheJournal.ie Losses down but still no profitability at Permanent TSB Financial Results

Losses down but still no profitability at Permanent TSB

The bank says the next step is to exit state ownership.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin 'well positioned' to profit from upward IPO march Money Money Money

Dublin 'well positioned' to profit from upward IPO march

Competition among cities and exchanges is set to intensify with deal volumes expected to grow further in 2014.

From TheJournal.ie "Patent cliff" saw Irish economy shrink by 0.3% last year Money Money Money

"Patent cliff" saw Irish economy shrink by 0.3% last year

IBEC says that the figures are “puzzling”, but Michael Noonan isn’t worried.

From TheJournal.ie Ouch, my wallet: Prices went up by 0.5 per cent last month alone Money Money Money

Ouch, my wallet: Prices went up by 0.5 per cent last month alone

Clothes and shoes went up by almost 6 per cent alone.

From TheJournal.ie Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession Money Money Money

Pay gap between men and women has increased during the recession

Figures from trade union Unite also found that almost 600,000 women live in deprivation or at risk of poverty.

From TheJournal.ie AIB lost €1.7 billion last year, but that's much better than the previous year Money Money Money

AIB lost €1.7 billion last year, but that's much better than the previous year

The bank says that it thinks it will return to profitability by next year.

From TheJournal.ie One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year Money Money Money

One person received 70 per cent of all big political donations last year

Meanwhile, fourteen elected representatives didn’t declare their donation statements and may now face prosecution.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012 Make Money Money

Irish people are working longer and earning less than 2012

If you earned €687 a week last year, you are average.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers have accounts skimmed Hacked

Hundreds of Bank of Ireland customers have accounts skimmed

Thousands of euro was taken from customer accounts in a major skimming operation.

From TheJournal.ie The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry Money Money Money

The Vatican will now have its own finance ministry

Pope Francis has set it up in the wake of the scandals at the Vatican Bank.

From TheJournal.ie Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO Money Money Money

Candy Crush Saga makers plan to go public in €364 million IPO

King Digital Entertainment generated revenue of €1.36 billion in 2013, the majority coming from its flagship title, Candy Crush Saga.

From TheJournal.ie Noonan confirms he said no to bonuses in face-to-face meeting with AIB bosses Incentivisation

Noonan confirms he said no to bonuses in face-to-face meeting with AIB bosses

The Finance Minister has confirmed he met with officials from the bank, but “personally reinforced” that there are currently no plans to re-introduce bonuses.

From TheJournal.ie How Rehab received more than €80 million in State funding last year Money Money Money

How Rehab received more than €80 million in State funding last year

Rehab Group CEO Angela Kerins has repeatedly refused to disclose how much she is being paid.

From TheJournal.ie Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties' Spend Spend Spend

Consumers 'gradually recovering from the extreme difficulties'

How are you feeling about spending more money?

From TheJournal.ie NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation Money Money Money

NAMA redeems €750m in senior bonds from IBRC liquidation

It brings the total amount of these bonds redeemed to €1.75 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it) Money Money Money

Aaron McKenna: Capitalism didn’t create poverty, it inherited it (and now it’s fixing it)

Oxfam won a PR coup this week with the simple line that the richest 85 people in the world have more wealth than the poorest 3.5 billion. But there’s one problem with that message – inequality isn’t actually keeping people in poverty.

All the stages you go through when starting a new job

It’s not easy being the new kid on the block.

From TheJournal.ie Your Tips: How to save money this January... Money Money Money

Your Tips: How to save money this January...

We’re off to buy a piggy bank…

From TheJournal.ie Apple's App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013 Money Money Money

Apple's App Store sales hits $10 billion in 2013

Consumers spent $1 billion in December alone, making it the store’s best month on record.

From TheJournal.ie China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading Money Money Money

China now the biggest market for Bitcoin trading

The entire market value is now worth €4.15 billion after a surge in trading earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.) Dollar Bills Y'all

Meet the Twitter billionaires. (Hint: There’s actually only one.)

These are the men who will get rich as Twitter goes public on the NYSE later today.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter files a $1 billion IPO Money Money Money

Twitter files a $1 billion IPO

Founders and shareholders Ev Williams, Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone are set to be millionaires.

From TheJournal.ie 1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid What's Left Survey

1.8 million people have less than €100 left after bills are paid

Plus here’s how much money people are spending on bills on average every month.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes - could it happen in Ireland? Money Money Money

Bank of England is trying out plastic banknotes - could it happen in Ireland?

Spoiler alert: Not in the near future, at least.

From TheJournal.ie Bank of England to consider plastic banknotes...Should Euro be next? Money Money Money This post contains a poll

Bank of England to consider plastic banknotes...Should Euro be next?

The BOE wants to follow the lead of other jurisdictions like Canada and Australia. Would you miss paper money?

From The42 From Maradona to Bale, how the world transfer record has sky-rocketed in 30 years Money Money Money

From Maradona to Bale, how the world transfer record has sky-rocketed in 30 years

As Gareth Bale finally seals his move to Madrid, we look at some of the other world record breaking transfers

From The42 Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs' Unholy Union

Toulon v Chiefs? February date reported for potential rugby 'World Cup of Clubs'

Bondi and Ballsbridge may have just gotten a little bit closer.

From TheJournal.ie Wealth tax? Probably not going to happen, says Michael Noonan Budget 2014

Wealth tax? Probably not going to happen, says Michael Noonan

The Minister for Finance says he won’t comment specifically on Budget 2014 proposals, but has given three reasons why he doesn’t think a wealth tax is possible.