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  • Cramer Remix: Why young investors should invest in speculative stocks
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    CNBCyesterday

    Cramer Remix: Why young investors should invest in speculative stocks

    For instance, if $100 is invested in the S&P 500 (INDEX: .SPX) and it gains 10 percent in a year, that will generate $110, after another year it's $121 and after a third year it's $133. With that 10 percent average annual return, one can double their money in about seven years, Cramer said. "The magic of compounding works best the younger you are, because that means you have more time for your money to grow," Cramer said.

  • 'They'd rather us be machines': Starbucks baristas reveal the worst parts of working there
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    Business Insideryesterday

    'They'd rather us be machines': Starbucks baristas reveal the worst parts of working there

    While the coffee giant has recently launched an initiative to improve customer service and better support in-store staff, many baristas say Starbucks has refused to address underlying issues. Business Insider spoke with a dozen current and former Starbucks workers on condition of anonymity in an attempt to get to the bottom of what in-store employees think Starbucks needs to fix. Starbucks says it's talking with partners, the company's term for retail employees, to improve work conditions.

  • 8 Financial Choices You'll Regret in 5 Years
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    Credit.com16 hours ago

    8 Financial Choices You'll Regret in 5 Years

    Speeding toward financial independence is easier when you know which financial choices can slow you down. "At first blush, buying the latest and greatest version of the ultimate driving machine may seem like a value worthy of your hard-earned money," says California financial advisor Anthony M. Montenegro of Blackmont Advisors.