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.
Mon Aug 03, 2015
FBN’s Liz MacDonald and former Bogota New Jersey Mayor Steve Lonegan discuss New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s comments about the teachers union.
Oklahoma State University Professor Jayson Lusk on the claims society could collapse by 2040 due to food shortages.
Fri Jul 31, 2015
FBN’s Liz MacDonald , Charlie Gasparino and Charles Brady and Leeb Capital Management CEO Stephen Leeb discuss the study that revealed women dating younger men are more likely to have successful ...
Former Sen. Scott Brown, (R-Mass.), and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the impact of a minimum wage increase.
Heritage Foundation’s Steve Moore, former Sen. Scott Brown, (R-Mass.), and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on speculation V.P. Joe Biden may enter the 2016 presidential race.
Thu Jul 30, 2015
FBN’s Ashley Webster on scientists removing phytochemicals from fruits and vegetables, which makes them sweeter but less nutritious.
Wed Jul 29, 2015
Roubini Global Economics Chairman Nouriel Roubini on the impact of government policies on economic growth.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the FBI’s efforts to get social media companies such as Twitter to do more to monitor and stop terrorist content.
Tue Jul 28, 2015
‘2 Billion Under 20’ authors Stacey Ferreira and Jared Kleinert on examples that break the stereotype of Millennials.
Thu Jul 23, 2015
Thu Jul 16, 2015
FBN’s Charlie Gasparino on Donald Trump’s financial disclosure.
Wed Jul 15, 2015
Capitalistpig Hedge Fund’s Jonathan Hoenig, FBN’s Liz MacDonald and Charles Payne break down Netflix’s second-quarter earnings report.
Tue Jul 14, 2015
Concerned Veterans for America CEO Pete Hegseth on the nuclear deal with Iran.
TechBytes.com Editor Brett Larson on the close-up photographs of Pluto from NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft.
Mon Jul 13, 2015
FNC’s Ed Henry and FBN’s Liz MacDonald weigh in on Hillary Clinton’s economic plan, Carly Fiorina and the 2016 presidential race.
Fri Jul 10, 2015
Leeb Capital Management CEO Stephen Leeb and FBN’s Charles Brady, Charlie Gasparino and Liz MacDonald on Greece, taxes and the retirement age.
Conversocial CEO Josh March on the fallout from the federal government computer hacking.
FNC Automotive Editor Gary Gastelu on Local Motors’ 3-D printed cars.
Thu Jul 09, 2015
U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Captain Christie Rampone on the team’s World Cup win, NYC ticker-tape parade and whether there is a pay gap in professional sports.
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