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But Vista Didn't Get Here Soon Enough

Microsoft reported record (and what I consider stunning) revenues for its latest quarter -- giving the company a run rate of $50 billion. So you'd think Wall Street would be popping the corks on their Dom Perignon and lighting up Cohibos. Instead, analysts drilled the stock, boo-hooing that profits fell 28 percent to only $2.6 billion. The profit hit was largely blamed on the Vista delay.

Posted by Doug Barney on January 29, 2007 at 11:52 AM


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