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.
Fri Oct 24, 2014
MAXfunds.com co-founder Jonas Max Ferris, Political Prospect Editor Kayleigh McEnany and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the impact on Amazon’s third-quarter results.
Boston Properties co-founder Mort Zuckerman, MAXfunds.com co-founder Jonas Max Ferris, Political Prospect Editor Kayleigh McEnany and FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the impact on the markets of the week’s ...
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the expansion of the GM subprime auto-loan probe.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald says the Fed has toughened their worst-case scenario for U.S. banks.
Thu Oct 23, 2014
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on Uber drivers protesting slashed fares and the companies tipping policy.
Wed Oct 22, 2014
Tue Oct 21, 2014
Television News Daily Columnist Adam Buckman, Independent Women’s Forum’s Hadley Heath Manning and FBN’s Tracy Byrnes and Liz MacDonald on the media’s coverage of the Ebola outbreak.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the on New York Federal Reserve Bank President William Dudley warning banks to improve culture or be broken up.
Mon Oct 20, 2014
Independent Women’s Forum’s Hadley Heath Manning and FBN’s Tracy Byrnes and Liz MacDonald on concerns about IBM’s third-quarter results and the potential impact of Apple Pay on consumer spending. ...
Fri Oct 17, 2014
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on Morgan Stanley.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald break down Morgan Stanley and General Electric’s third-quarter earnings reports.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on the S&P 500 sector winners and losers.
Thu Oct 16, 2014
Former FEMA Director Mike Brown, FNC Medical A-Team Dr. David Samadi and FBN’s Liz MacDonald and Tom Sullivan on the Ebola crisis.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on Amazon’s plans to hire 80,000 seasonal workers.
Wed Oct 15, 2014
Independent Women’s Forum’s Sabrina Schaeffer, FBN’s Liz MacDonald and Tracy Byrnes on the government’s handling of the Ebola crisis and some controversial Halloween costumes.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald on Toyota recalling 1.75M vehicles for defects including faulty brakes.
Mon Oct 13, 2014
FBN’s Liz MacDonald breaks down IPOs to watch this week.
Fri Oct 10, 2014
FBN’s Liz MacDonald say JPMorgan workers say hackers may be trying to break into employees’ Facebook pages.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald breaks down what cyber security experts are saying about hack attacks.
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