Colin Barr

Before joining TheStreet.com in May 1998, Barr was a copy editor on the spot-news desk at the Dow Jones News Service, where he worked for four years. Previously, he worked in the editorial department at Princeton University Press.

Barr has a bachelor's degree in English from Penn State University.

Recent Articles By The Author

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week

Bancroft bungling; Prince dethroned; GM crash; Cisco skid; Tousa tumble.

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week

Merrill hit by a bus; Bear's smokehouse; Sprint sinkhole; Lucent limping; Office Depot dip.

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week

Merrill mess; WellCare's collapse; Cablevision clowns; BofA blunders; Level 3 throwdown.

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week

Citi sandwiched; WaMu whammy; Pfizer puffery; Hershey hurting; IMS' bad medicine.

The Five Dumbest Things on Wall Street This Week

Countrywide crock; Sprint stumbles; Vonage vindication; Wirefly swatted; shoeless JOE.