Philip Muldoon

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Wall Street's top minds are reading these books this summer

Have you ever wanted to read like a Wall Street CEO? Well, now you have your chance, because Bloomberg has published a list of what some of the …

The easier path to getting rich

Growing up, I was a terrible baseball player. Far better with my feet than with my hands -- soccer was my preferred sport -- my Little League career consisted of bunting to get on base.<p>All of 80 pounds, I'd be lucky to hit a ball into the outfield. Being short, my strike zone went from my ankles to …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

A Year Later, $19 Billion For WhatsApp Doesn’t Sound So Crazy

Messaging is the center of mobile. Snapchat is raising at around a $20 billion valuation. And no one cares who owns apps. On February 19, 2014, we didn’t know any of these things for sure. So when Facebook announced it would pay $19 billion to acquire WhatsApp — an app most American pundits had …

Social Media

Yahoo Woos Mobile App Developers In Hopes Of Boosting Ad Business

Yahoo wants app developers to know it really, really likes them. But even if they return the affection, will that be enough to turn the company around?<p>Today, at its Mobile Developer Conference in San Francisco, the Internet company rolled out a suite of new products and services aimed at helping …

Apple Watch may have already beaten Android Wear

Canalys says about 720,000 Android Wear devices have been shipped. Of those watches, the Moto 360 is ‘the clear leader’ in the clubhouse, with the G …

Wear OS

Tim Cook: Our Objective With Apple Watch Is to Change the Way People Live Their Lives

Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke at the annual Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference today, where he covered a range of topics from Apple's dedication to the environment, the major products the company launched in 2014, and his thoughts on the Apple Watch.<p>When asked by Goldman Sachs COO Gary …

LinkedIn Stock Pops On 44% Sales Growth

LinkedIn has more than 300 million members but most of its growing revenue comes from a much smaller group of recruiters looking for talent. Another big chunk comes from advertisers trying to reach member. Third is LinkedIn’s paid service but the professional network is hoping that growing its …

Tech Five: GoPro, LinkedIn report earnings

It's a huge day for tech earnings, with several big names prepared to report results after the markets close. Let's look at the stocks to watch Thursday:<p>GoPro. The high-definition camera maker is the latest to report holiday quarter results Thursday. Analysts estimate GoPro will report $580 million …

Apple wants to blow up cable TV

The talks, which seem to be in early stages, would let people with an Apple TV access certain channels buy purchasing access directly through Apple rather than a cable company or other provider.<p>Apple had been trying to work with cable providers, but its progress hit a wall when cable companies …

The Next Episode: Apple’s plans for Beats-based music service revealed

Six months after buying the subscription music service Beats Music, Apple is actively working to launch a completely new paid streaming music service that will compete with Spotify and Rdio. Yet to be named, the new service is entirely Apple-designed, yet leverages Beats’ technologies and music …

There's a mysterious Apple van driving around San Francisco

First spotted by Claycord, the vehicle is a Dodge Caravan with a four-camera rig mounted on the roof. KPIX reached out to the Department of Motor Vehicles and received confirmation that the vehicle is leased to Apple.<p>When Claycord asked the driver what the vehicle was for, he "would never give an …

E-Commerce | Online Retailing | Top 500 | Online Sales

Among Top 1000 e-retailers, every merchandise category saw gains. But the Housewares/Home Furnishings group once again outshined them all.<p>Events<p>More …

Stocks: 4 things to know before the open

Happy hump day (aka Wednesday).<p>Here are the four things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York:<p><b>1. Premarket movers -- Disney, Chipotle, Pharma & Jam:</b> Shares in Disney (DIS) are rising by 4% premarket after the House of Mouse reported quarterly results that easily beat Wall …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Yahoo is spinning off its small business unit.</b> It's happening as part of the spinoff of Yahoo's remaining stake in Alibaba.<p><b>2. Twitter is going to start selling ads in other apps.</b> Promoted tweets will appear on Flipboard and Yahoo Japan.<p><b>3. Google, Microsoft and Amazon are paying large sums to get</b> …

AT&T CEO hints at over-the-top mobile video service

AT&T may be the next big player to throw its hat into the online video ring.<p>Randall Stephenson, CEO of the wireless company, plans to take advantage of the relationships that DirecTV, which AT&T is in the process of buying, has built up with media companies so its customers can get video on their …

Customers

Yahoo spins Alibaba holdings as sales sputter

CEO Marissa Mayer's attempt to turn around Yahoo continues to stumble, but investors were happy about one thing: The Internet giant has a plan to avoid a giant tax bill related to its investment in e-commerce giant Alibaba.<p>The company on Tuesday said it is spinning off its remaining stake in …

Advertising

Personal finance Q&A: Is couple saving enough to buy a decent house?

<b>Dear Liz:</b> My wife and I are young (25 and 22). We owe no one money and have built up an emergency fund with six months of expenses. We both contribute enough to our 401(k)s to get the maximum match, and I contribute the maximum to my company's stock purchase plan. Currently we are saving $2,500 to …

High-tech Warriors: A glimpse into the stadium of the future

OAKLAND, Calif. -- Floor tiles that generate electricity when people walk on them. Streetlamps that transmit data to people passing beneath them. Virtual reality videos that make fans feel like they're at the game when they're really just sitting on their own couches.<p>No, this isn't "Star Trek." …

What The Rich Are Doing With Their Money In 2015 -- And You Should, Too

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>It’s hard to believe that the rich don’t have some secret knowledge about money that the rest of us “regular” people don’t have.<p>After all, the more zeros you have at the end of your paycheck, the smarter you must be about managing your finances, …

Personal Finance

Think Twice Before You Open A New IRA

It’s tax season and that also means it’s IRA season. The deadline to put away savings in a 2014 Individual Retirement Account is the same day your 2014 tax return is due, April 15th, 2015. Have you funded a 2014 IRA? A 2015 IRA? (That’s getting ahead of things–the deadline is April 15, 2016, but …

10 investing mistakes not to make in 2016

<b>9. We treat investing like a high-school popularity contest</b><p>Financial media, social media and online forums make it easy for investors to share …

Investing

How Blogger J. Money Socked Away $400,000 In 7 Years

Every month for the past seven years, a former graphic designer in Washington D.C., has publicly shared his net worth, and the world has gotten to watch its ascent from $58,000 in February 2008 to $470,000, ever so close to a major milestone.<p>The mohawked man who goes by J. Money (a pseudonym he …

This Is, Hands Down, the Most Influential Investing Book I've Ever Read

Three Motley Fool contributors tell us which investment books influenced them the most.<p>Investors who want learn more about investing, but don't have …

Google Paid $50,000 To Hackers Who Found Some Really Bad Holes On Google's Cloud

Just this week, a team of security researchers in Poland got a hefty $50,000 prize from Google for uncovering some holes in Google's App Engine cloud, Google confirmed.<p>The researchers say this is the largest prize Google has ever awarded through its "Vulnerability Reward Program," more commonly …

The only funds you need in your portfolio now

<i>How many mutual funds do I need to have a diversified retirement portfolio? And what funds should they be? -- E.F.</i><p>A lot of people have the mistaken impression that to successfully invest for retirement you've got to assemble a portfolio of at least a half dozen or more mutual funds or ETFs.<p>That's …

A Dozen Stocks To Buy And Hold For 2015

Investors Beware: The market’s professional skeptics predictably will warn investors about their oft-repeated doomsday scenario, now that the Dow Jones industrial average has pierced through the 18,000 zone and the S&P 500-stock index has again leaped to another all-time high, with the NASDAQ …

Where Will The Dow Be In 2016?

You don’t have to be a grumpy old man to look at the markets and feel that they are high.<p>You can fight the tape as much as you like, but the markets rally furiously every time the grumpy old men (like myself) start to get the correction they are sure is to follow. This tells us something. A …

6 Stocks To Own In 2015

<b>Ernie Cecilia:</b> Let’s start with some background about our firm and how we go about doing things. Essentially, The Bryn Mawr Trust Company has two parts: the Bank, and the Wealth Management Division.<p>In wealth management we oversee $7.6 billion of client assets. We manage investments for high net …