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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.
- FinanceYahoo Finance•2 hours ago
The Starbucks rewards program of the future will probably include multiple redemption tiers, said Matt Ryan, chief strategy officer of Starbucks, at the conference. Starbucks caught some heat in April when it announced a new loyalty program, which would reward members with stars based on how much money they spent. The new system had some customers promising to boycott Starbucks, but the company says it hasn’t seen a change in coffee habits.
- 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.