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- BusinessKiplinger•9 hours ago
Consider the math: According to Bankrate.com, the highest yield you can expect from a money market account right now is 1.26%. There's no denying that the stock market can take you on a bumpy ride, so your fears are understandable. Savings earmarked for retirement are particularly well suited for the stock market.
- BusinessThe Street•yesterday
Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) stock closed up 8.87% to $9.45 on Tuesday following reports that the global semiconductor company inked a licensing deal with rival technology firm Intel (INTC) . Advanced Micro is reportedly licensing its Radeon graphics processing unit for use in Intel's next generation of CPUs, Investors Business Daily reports. Intel currently holds a license for chipmaker Nvidia's (NVDA) technology, but that deal is set to expire in March. Although the Intel deal has not yet been confirmed, Advanced Micro Devices did tie up an extended three-year strategic partnership with software company Mentor Graphics (MENT) on Monday which will expand their agreement to create an embedded software ecosystem.
The New York Post on Monday called Amazon's register-less shopping experiment, Amazon Go, the "next major job killer" in the latest doomsday headline for retail workers. On Monday, the retail giant announced a new advanced supermarket where shoppers can grab items and go without waiting in checkout lines. Once customers leave the store, items are billed to their Amazon.com accounts. Following the announcement, reports by Quartz and The Wall Street Journal declared the experimental store might signal the end of "millions of cashier jobs." The New York Post's front page story on Tuesday called the store "the end of jobs." Correction: This article has been updated to reflect when the NY Post story