Elizabeth MacDonald joined FOX Business Network (FBN) as stocks editor in September 2007. MacDonald is also the author of “Skirting Heresy: The Life and Times of Margery Kempe” (Franciscan Media, June 2014).
Prior to joining FBN, MacDonald was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine, where she covered stock market and earnings news and created "The World's 100 Most Powerful Women" annual list.
Before Forbes, MacDonald covered stock market, earnings and accounting abuses for The Wall Street Journal's Money & Investing section, with front page stories and Heard on the Street columns. MacDonald was one of the first journalists in the country to sound the alarm about the coming wave of accounting scandals in the mid-nineties, and also broke stories on Scientology's secret settlement with the IRS and the Kennedys' use of the IRS to target political enemies.
Prior to that, MacDonald was a financial editor for Worth magazine and covered the IRS and taxes for Money Magazine. MacDonald reported an award-winning investigative series on IRS abuses that led to improved taxpayer rights and reforms at the agency.
MacDonald has received 14 awards, including the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business Journalism (and won a nomination in an ensuing year); the Society of Professional Journalists' Award for Outstanding Public Service reporting; and the Newswomen's Club of New York Front Page Award for Excellence in Investigative Journalism.
MacDonald is a native of Rockville Centre, New York.
Wed Sep 17, 2014
Tue Sep 16, 2014
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on a survey about fund managers and their expectations for a Spring 2015 rate hike.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on NASA’s space taxi contract.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on Tesla’s victory in Massachusetts, allowing the company to sell electric cars directly to consumers, bypassing dealers.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the increasing demand for Google’s data from worldwide governments.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
National Republican fundraiser Noelle Nikpour, Center for American Progress’ Emily Tisch Sussman and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the future of Atlantic City and banks’ concerns about lending.
National Republican fundraiser Noelle Nikpour, Center for American Progress’ Emily Tisch Sussman and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on government reactions to the Ebola outbreak.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on why the NFL’s non-profit status is being challenged.
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Sandra Smith and Liz MacDonald on a study about which professions drink the most coffee, a report on Americans working between 10PM-6AM and youth obesity.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald with the latest on the GM ignition switch death toll.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
The Wall Street Journal Editor-in-Chief Gerald Baker and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the Ray Rice scandal, snow in September and San Diego cab drivers.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on why the U.S. government threatened to charge Yahoo $250,000 a day in fines.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on why states are probing the AT&T/DirecTV deal.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
FBN’s Liz MacDonald explains how Facebook is testing a new feature to self-destruct posts.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Tue Sep 09, 2014
FBN’s Liz MacDonald with the latest on new banking rules.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald and Ashley Webster and WSJ reporter Katie Martin weigh in on Scotland’s possible secession from the United Kingdom.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald with the latest on the Home Depot hack attack and its impact on the company’s stock.
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