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.
Fri May 17, 2013
FBN's Peter Barnes breaks down the details of the IRS hearing.
Thu May 16, 2013
FBN’s Peter Barnes reports on President Obama’s latest comments on the IRS scandal.
Wed May 15, 2013
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the investigation into the AP scandal.
Tue May 14, 2013
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the Justice Dept. investigation into the national security information leaks.
Fri May 10, 2013
FBN’s Peter Barnes reports on Ben Bernanke’s comments on money-market funds today.
FBN's Peter Barnes on Ben Bernanke's comments on the subprime mortgage crisis.
Wed May 08, 2013
Wed May 01, 2013
Tue Apr 30, 2013
FBN’s Peter Barnes talks to CFTC Commissioner Scott O’Malia about whether regulations are needed to prevent social media hacking or manipulation from impacting the markets.
Mon Apr 29, 2013
FBN's Peter Barnes breaks down how health-care costs are going up under ObamaCare.
Thu Apr 25, 2013
FBN’s Peter Barnes on a government report on the risks to the U.S. financial system from cyber attacks.
Peter Barnes reports on whether the mortgage interest deduction should be reduced by capping most itemized deductions, particularly for wealthier families.
FBN's Peter Barnes on cutting mortgage deductions on taxes.
Tue Apr 23, 2013
Mon Apr 22, 2013
FBN's Peter Barnes on the measure to boost Internet sales taxes.
Fri Apr 19, 2013
FBN's Peter Barnes on the latest on Boston's transportation shut down.
Thu Apr 18, 2013
FBN's Peter Barnes on controversy surrounding Thomas Perez.
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