In recent months, bad news in the financial world has translated into big news for CNBC, and big news is good news for a 24-hour cable news network. With national interest in financial news at a fever pitch, the business news network has been posting its highest ratings in its 19-year history.
And now, Read More
Executives at the Fox Business Network announced today that Eric Bolling will be joining Cody Willard and Rebecca Diamond as the co-host of Happy Hour—FBN’s breezy, after work business-lite show, set in the Bull & Bear bar at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel.
"Happy Hour is a dynamic show that takes the headlines Read More
According to recent articles, the Fox Business Network (FBN) still lags far, far behind its competitors at CNBC in terms of the size of its audience.
But amid the current financial panic, FBN is hoping to win over some viewers by running a political-style attack-ad knocking the record of CNBC’s Jim Cramer.
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On Saturday, The Washington Post‘s Howard Kurtz got his hands on a new set of Nielsen numbers for the Fox Business Network. How’s Rupert Murdoch’s fledgling cable business-news network doing?
According to Mr. Kurtz the numbers to date remain far behind competitor CNBC.
"Fox News executives knew it would be a long, Read More
Brian Stelter reports in The Times today that The Journal’s personal tech columnist Walt Mossberg will join up with the Fox Business Network as a contributor.
But the whole deal is a tricky one. The Journal still has an agreement with CNBC that runs through 2012, and it’s a contract that might prevent Journalists from appearing Read More
Rupert Murdoch was on Fox News’ Your World with Neil Cavuto this afternoon and discussed how he had "no ill-will" against Hillary Clinton and how he planned to change the culture of the Wall Street Journal (in part, by moving their offices to Midtown). "I think, when you take over a company and you want Read More
More from Rupert Murdoch’s sitdown yesterday with Fox’s Neal Cavuto: Mr. Murdoch also discussed how important The Journal would be to building up the recently launched Fox Business Network.
"Oh, I think they’ll build each other, they’ll help each other," he said. "You know, at the moment, there’s a standing agreement with our competition, Read More
On Wednesday night, a little after 7 pm, deep in the labyrinth that is the Metropolitan Museum of Art, past the line of photographers in the lobby, past the medieval statues of the Virgin Mary, past a mummy or two, and past a temporary installation that spelled out "Fox Business" in big block letters made, Read More
Does San Jose, California qualify as Main Street, USA?
Well, in any case, it’s several thousand miles from Wall Street. And on Friday, CNBC’s Fast Money with Dylan Ratigan will be broadcasting live from the Computer History Museum in San Jose, CNBC announced today. The cross-country brand extension, according to a CNBC press release, Read More
It was Monday morning, a few hours into the Fox Business Network’s first day on the air, and the new channel’s stocks editor, Liz MacDonald, was mugging for the cameras in front of a stand of trees somewhere in the vicinity of CNBC’s headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
“There’s a lot of government-looking Read More