Advanced Micro Devices chip plant spin-off rumors won't die. Probably because they may be partially--or more than partially--true.
But the timing is the big unknown. AMD claims the launch of its so-called Asset Smart strategy is not imminent.
The latest rumor was triggered by a blog at the Austin American Statesman that said AMD may "spin-off of its manufacturing operations within two weeks." The blog cites a Wall Street securities analyst, John Lau with Jefferies & Co.
AMD said that's not so. "We hope to get it done by the end of the year. There'… Read more