Peter Barnes joined FOX Business Network (FBN) in September 2007. He serves as FBN's senior Washington correspondent.
Until 2004, Barnes served as the Washington bureau chief and correspondent for television station group Hearst-Argyle. He has also worked at numerous business programming outlets, including TechTV from 2001 to 2003, where he was the Washington bureau chief. Barnes served as an anchor and Washington correspondent for CNBC from 1993 to 1998. In 1996, he anchored "Capitol Gains," an election year weekday morning show on business, economics and politics. Barnes received a Cable ACE Award while at CNBC for a special series on retirement. From 1985 to 1988, he was a reporter in New York for The Wall Street Journal.He was also a business reporter for the Greensboro News & Record and The Charlotte Observer and has written for The New York Times.
A graduate of Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science, Barnes also holds a Masters of Business Administration in finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. Barnes was born in Rochester, NY, and raised in Philadelphia, PA. He is married and has two grown children.
Wed Dec 17, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the Fed’s decision to alter guidance on when the central bank will begin to raise interest rates.
Fri Dec 12, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the House of Representative’s hearing on ending the ban on oil exports.
Thu Dec 11, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on efforts to extend the government’s terrorism insurance program.
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the $1.1 trillion spending bill that would prevent a government shutdown.
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down a Senate panel’s hearing on cybersecurity.
Tue Dec 09, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the release of the Senate Democrats’ interrogation report.
Fri Dec 05, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on Rolling Stone magazine apologizing for misreporting in UVA gang rape story.
FBN’s Peter Barnes, Nicole Petallides and Monster Worldwide’s Joanie Courtney discuss the November jobs report, market reaction, wages and labor force participation.
Thu Dec 04, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the House’s vote on immigration.
Wed Dec 03, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes with the latest Fed Beige Book report.
Tue Dec 02, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes talks with delayed passenger Ximena Iacono trying to get home for Thanksgiving.
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the cost of regulations and their impact on the U.S. economy.
Tue Nov 25, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the Obama Administration’s reaction to the violence in Ferguson and whether the President will visit the city.
FBN’s Peter Barnes on U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s resignation and who the White House might choose to replace him.
Fri Nov 21, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on New York Fed President William Dudley’s testimony for Fed oversight of banks.
Thu Nov 20, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes previews what President Obama will say in his speech on immigration.
Wed Nov 12, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the details of Maryland’s tax issue that is being brought before the Supreme Court.
Tue Nov 11, 2014
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren on developments in Europe and Japan and the currency markets and their impact on Fed policy.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren discusses the timing of rate hikes, the state of the economy and inflation.
Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren says it’s important to be patient on rate hikes until a strong economic recovery is in place.
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