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.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down Janet Yellen’s speech to the Economic Club of New York.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes and Charlie Gasparino and James Freeman of The Wall Street Journal on Fed chief Janet Yellen’s comments on the economy and the beige book.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes with the latest on the Internet control debate.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the FOMC minutes.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on a new study that finds monthly mortgage originations have fallen to their lowest recorded point since the year 2000.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the March jobs report.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the rise in cyber attacks on bank ATMs.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on warnings of hackers using banks’ web-based ATM control panels to steal money.
FBN’s Peter Barnes on Mary Jo White’s response to claims the equity market is rigged by high-frequency trades.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the high-stakes patent case between Alice and CLS Bank.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on how the U.S. may be planning to use oil to hurt the Russian economy.
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Financial Services Roundtable CEO Tim Pawlenty on cyber security, regulations, Janet Yellen and the Federal Reserve's bank stress tests.
Allstate CEO Thomas Wilson on the state of the insurance industry, regulations, Fed Chair Janet Yellen, the economy and the impact of the tough winter weather.
Principal Financial Group CEO Larry Zimpleman on having a regulatory environment that does not impede economic growth.
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the kickoff of the financial services roundtable spring conference.
Wed Mar 26, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the second phase of the Federal Reserve’s stress tests.
Tue Mar 25, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the political push to export U.S. natural gas.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the latest results of the Fed stress test.
Thu Mar 20, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the Federal Reserve’s bank stress test as part of Dodd-Frank.
Wed Mar 19, 2014
Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on the economic impact of the crisis in Ukraine.
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