Bloomberg TV is running a new biopic series called Game Changers, a sort of “Behind the Music” for business types intended to compete with CNBC’s late night specials on the business of porn, drugs and the mob.
The series will feature pseudo-controversial stars like Jay-Z, but seems to mostly focus on traditional Bloomberg Read More
Self-described premier global business TV channel CNBC today announced that it would be airing a documentary about Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, Oct. 6 at 9 p.m. It’s called “Goldman Sachs: Power and Peril.”
CNBC says the hour-long special, hosted by David Faber, will probe Goldman’s “tightly knit corporate culture of extraordinarily driven professionals.” For Read More
Fresh off a very enjoyable launch party for his new NetNet blog on CNBC’s Web site–where, incidentally, Felix Salmon could be seen chatting happily with Herb Greenberg, the hedge fund manager Jim Chanos brought a statuesque blonde companion, and Joe Weisenthal was the only one wearing sneakers–John Carney has one of Read More
Last Tuesday in the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers on West 53rd Street, just after lunchtime, Jamie Dimon made a joke. “I put this next slide in, the next one, for fun,” the JPMorgan chief executive told his audience at the Barclays Global Financial Services Conference, clicking to page 18 of his Read More
CNBC Closing Bell host Maria Bartiromo is teaching a class at New York University’s Stern School of Business this fall, according to Bess Levin. The class is called “Global Markets and Normative Frameworks,” and she’s co-teaching with Ripplewood Holdings CEO Tim Collins.
Ms. Bartiromo grew up in Brooklyn and studied at N.Y.U. herself. Read More
One way to oversimplify the ongoing fight over the financial reform is to say that Wall Street doesn’t want to change, especially if change is going to be expensive. Some firms, like Goldman Sachs, have let it be known in the weeks since the Dodd-Frank bill was signed that it won’t hurt them as much Read More
Congressman Barney Frank, the Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, went on a CNBC program called Street Signs today, where host Erin Burnett opened with a question about St. Louis Fed President James Bullard. Mr. Bullard, of course, made news today for joining the Paul Krugman camp that’s worried about the Read More
In this week’s BusinessWeek profile of Henry Blodget, we get a look inside his Business Insider.
There are no bellowing editors, no reporters with phones up to their ears. In fact, reporters on each “vertical” (the site is divided into several silos focused on technology and finance) share one phone, which would seem Read More
CNBC executives announced today that they have hired Eamon Javers of Politico to work as a Washington-based reporter for the network, covering lobbying and regulatory affairs. Mr. Javers will start at CNBC on June 14.
From the release:
Previously, Javers was a White House reporter for Politico where he covered the intersection of Wall Street Read More
Over the past few years, and especially in these Post-Apocalypse Times, CNBC has been accused of being dangerous Bubblevision. That Squawk Box co-anchor Becky Quick, who presides over the horror show every day from 6 to 9 in the morning, was able to emerge as one of the few people not included on one of Read More