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- BusinessCNBC.com•7 hours ago
Amazon's new concept convenience store doesn't just save money, it saves shoppers' time. That, however, is part of what makes the rise of the robots unstoppable, one expert said. At a time when a growing number of observers have lamented the potential impact of growing automation on flesh and bone workers, the retail giant introduced something that may be a game-changer. On Monday, Amazon announced a new Seattle location, Amazon Go, that has no registers. Instead, shoppers scan into the store with their free Amazon Go app, shop as normal, and leave the store with the items billed to their Amazon.com account. "With Amazon, it's not just about reducing labor costs at all — they've come up with
Retirement investing is not what it used to be. The problem with the Federal Reserve's attempt to goose the economy is that it killed bond yields, forcing retired investors further out onto the risk curve, making it difficult to find safe stocks to buy. When it comes to retirement stocks, I have very firm requirements, which I'll describe in detail when I launch my stock advisory newsletter, The Liberty Portfolio, early next year.
- BusinessKiplinger•2 days ago
ThinkstockIn 2015, the Internal Revenue Service audited only 0.84% of all individual tax returns. So the odds are generally pretty low that your return will be picked for review. That said, your