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.
Thu Mar 26, 2015
FBN’s Liz MacDonald discusses what the cockpit of the Germanwings flight would have looked like.
Wed Mar 25, 2015
FBN’s Jamie Colby on a Southwest Florida wildlife refuge of exotic animals and an Eastern Montana ranch that holds dinosaur bones in its soil.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald discussed new Ford technology that forces drivers to obey speed limits.
Mon Mar 23, 2015
FBN’s Jo Ling Kent, Peter Barnes and Liz MacDonald discuss Ted Cruz’s announcement of a presidential run in 2016 and the anniversary of ObamaCare.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald with the latest on Starbucks’ ‘Race Together’ campaign.
Fri Mar 20, 2015
Shaffer Asset Management Dan Shaffer and FBN’s Neil Cavuto and Liz MacDonald on concerns about the impact of the strong dollar and General Motors’ legal troubles.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald discusses how HBO, Showtime and Sony are in talks with Comcast for ‘special’ streaming service.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald discusses how the FAA gave Amazon the green light to test delivery drones.
Thu Mar 19, 2015
FBN’s Liz MacDonald discusses the Durst family empire.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald discusses concerns over a less-liquid market.
Triumfant CEO John Prisco and FBN’s Liz MacDonald discuss efforts to combat cyber attacks.
Wed Mar 18, 2015
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on Facebook’s money transfer feature.
Mon Mar 16, 2015
FBN’s Charlie Gasparino and Telsey Advisory Group Managing Director Thomas Eagan discuss how the government delay of the review of the Comcast-Time Warner deal could be holding up other mergers ...
FBN’s Adam Shapiro, Former Federal Prosecutor Doug Burns and Retired NYPD Detective Michael Struk discuss real estate heir Robert Durst’s arrested on murder charges.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald discusses Boston Dynamics’ robots.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald with the latest developments in the JPM breach investigation.
Fri Mar 13, 2015
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on Chevy’s latest recall.
Kadina Group President Gary B. Smith and FBN’s Neil Cavuto and Liz MacDonald on the outlook for Shake Shack, reports director Tim Burton is set to make a live-action version of the movie Dumbo and ...
Thu Mar 12, 2015
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