Larry Barrett

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Larry Barrett is a freelance journalist and blogger who has covered the information technology and business sectors for more than 15 years. Most recently, he served as the online news editor for 1105 Media's Office Technology Group and as the online managing editor for SourceMedia's Investment Advisory Group publications Financial Planning, On Wall Street and Bank Investment Consultant. He was also a senior writer and editor at Ziff Davis Media's Baseline Magazine, winner of the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Award, and ZDNet. In addition, he's served as a senior writer and editor at prominent technology and business websites including CNET, InternetNews.com, Multichannel News and the San Jose Business Journal.

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Old story, new quarter: Dell wows em' again

Old story, new quarter: Dell wows em' again

It's almost become boring unless you're a Dell shareholder but the PC giant shattered analysts' estimates once again in its second fiscal quarter, returning a profit of $346 million, or 50 cents a share, on sales of $4.3 billion.

August 17, 1998 by in Dell

Gateway shares up on IBM buyout rumors

Gateway shares up on IBM buyout rumors

Shares of Gateway Inc. surged 3 1/4, or 6 percent, to an all-time high of 59 3/4 Wednesday as Wall Street reacted to renewed whispers that Big Blue may attempt to buy the direct PC maker as it steps up its battle with Dell Computer Corp.

July 7, 1998 by in Dell

Investor PM: Dow still up

Investor PM: Dow still up

Despite the harshest words to date from President Clinton regarding the continuing saga in Iraq, the Dow Jones industrial average rallied to yet another all-time high of 8398.50, up 28.

February 16, 1998 by in Dell

Tech shares exit week on up note

Tech shares exit week on up note

Investors shrugged off news Friday that unemployment hit its lowest level in 25 years in November to push the broader markets up, capping a strong week that brought the Dow Jones industrial average within 100 points of its all-time high.The Dow gained 98.

December 4, 1997 by in Dell