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Adobe’s Cloud Services Boost Revenues Across Divisions Yet Again

Adobe posted its fiscal Q3 results on Tuesday after market close, and its revenues increased by 26% to $1.84, once again above its guidance range. As a result, the stock price rose by close to 5% in after-market trading.

What To Make Of Bed Bath & Beyond’s Q2, Guidance

Bed Bath & Beyond (NASDAQ: BBBY) reported weak fiscal second-quarter results on Tuesday, September 19, as both its revenues and earnings fell short of consensus estimates, and as a result, the company’s stock fell slightly after reaching a 52-week intraday low.

Why This Radio Station Just Put Charles Manson on a Billboard It Admits Is ‘Tasteless’

Why would anyone in their right mind put Charles Manson on a billboard? Good question. First, some context. WFMU 91.1 FM holds a special place in the hearts of rabid music fans in the greater New York City area. Since 1958, the station in East Orange, N.J., has been broadcasting sound waves from the farthest...

Toshiba Reaches Tentative Deal to Sell Microchip Unit

The board of the Japanese conglomerate is close to an agreement with a group of investors led by Bain Capital, although details must still be finalized.

Tata Steel and ThyssenKrupp Agree to Create European Steel Giant

The two companies hope a joint venture would be better equipped to tackle chronic problems in the sector. But the deal faces major obstacles.

NAR: "Existing-Home Sales Subside 1.7 Percent in August "

From the NAR: Existing-Home Sales Subside 1.7 Percent in August Existing-home sales stumbled in August for the fourth time in five months as strained supply levels continue to subdue overall activity, according to the National Association of Realtors®. Show More Summary

"We Are At War" - Morgan Freeman Is The Face Of The New "Committee To Investigate Russia"

Imagine this movie-script: a former KGB spy, angry at the collapse of his motherland, plots a course for revenge... narrates the ominous sounding voice of Morgan Freeman. The hysteria continues, and this time Hollywood has been enlisted. Show More Summary

Samsung: Ad Agencies Should Fear Influencers

Summary: Samsung’s top US marketer has suggested that agencies should see social influencers as a threat to their business models.

Japan embraces renewable energy as dozens of towns go off-grid

After the 2011 earthquake and tsunami, decentralized power systems are quietly growing With the rise of more and better ways of harvesting energy from renewable sources—not to mention a battery revolution—it should come as no surprise that more and more people are turning to technology to go off-grid. Show More Summary

More than a million migrants in Europe stuck in limbo, still waiting for final decisions on their asylum applications

Of the 2.2 million people who fled their countries and sought refuge in Europe during 2015 and 2016, about half were still awaiting final decisions on their asylum applications at the end of December, according to a study by the Pew Research Center. Most of the asylum seekers had fled war-torn...

Douglas Lima-Rory MacDonald Bellator title fight coming to the Forum on Jan. 20

Bellator MMA will return to the Forum on Jan. 20 by flexing the strength of its deep welterweight division, matching champion Douglas Lima against former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald. “When I signed with Bellator, I made it clear I wanted to take over — multiple weight classes and multiple...

Personal finance links: a lingering death

Wednesday is all about personal finance here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at how...

The Soup Stockpile: An Easy Route to Having Tons of Convenient Freezer Soups

The past few weeks have been incredibly busy for our family. Not only has Sarah returned to teaching from her summer break, our children have also returned to school and several fall activities have begun. On top of that, a particularly...Show More Summary

Battle to Host Amazon's New HQ Gets Prickly

Amazon has rejected the 21-foot saguaro cactus that southern Arizona economic leaders planned to send as a gift to CEO Jeff Bezos, in a bid to attract the company's second headquarters. "Unfortunately we can't accept gifts (even really cool ones)," an Amazon tweet read. Amazon says it is instead donating...

Oceanfront San Clemente home once owned by surf media legend John Severson for sale at $16 million

An oceanfront San Clemente house that once was the home of Surfer Magazine founder and filmmaker John Severson is for sale at $15.995 million. Set in the gated Cyprus Shore community, the bluff-top, 3,361-square-foot house sits on a third of an acre. Five bedrooms include a master retreat “tucked into the side of a cliff,” […]

Cauldron, home to the viral Puffle Cone ice cream, plans major expansion

Cauldron Ice Cream, a Santa Ana-based dessert concept, is growing through franchising with new stores opening over the next year in Southern California. The scoop shop sells small batch ice cream made on-site using liquid nitrogen. The first shop opened in 2015 in Santa Ana near South Coast Plaza. It earned buzz for its Instagram-worthy […]

Stocks mostly flat as investors await Federal Reserve news

Stocks are nearly flat in early trading on Wall Street as investors wait to hear from the Federal Reserve. Energy stocks were rising along with the price of crude oil early Wednesday. ConocoPhillips gained 1.3%. Bed Bath and Beyond plunged 17% after reporting earnings and sales that missed analysts'...

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