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.
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.
Thu Mar 19, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes discusses lower oil prices and lifting the crude oil ban.
Wed Mar 18, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the FOMC’s latest policy statement.
Fri Mar 13, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the latest reports on U.S. household net worth and retirement savings.
Wed Mar 04, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the details of the latest Fed Beige Book report.
Mon Feb 23, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the Obama Administrations plan to impose a fiduciary duty on stockbrokers who handle rollovers who handle rollovers of workers 401K plans to IRAs
FBN’s Peter Barnes with the latest on the terror threat to U.S. malls after terrorist group Al Shaabab released a video naming U.S. shopping malls as targets.
Thu Feb 19, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the details of President Obama’s economic report.
Wed Feb 18, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes talks to Philadelphia Fed President Charles Plosser about his take on interest rates.
Tue Feb 17, 2015
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser on the outlook for the U.S. economy and markets.
FBN’s Peter Barnes sits down with the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser to discuss the Fed’s independence being threatened, concerns politics will continue to restrict ...
Tue Feb 10, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the big, and growing, vaccine industry.
Fri Feb 06, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes, Nicole Petallides and Monster Worldwide’s Joanie Courtney break down the details of the January jobs report.
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the December jobs report.
Thu Feb 05, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes on how proposed Internet regulations could impact some of President Obama’s biggest campaign donors.
Wed Feb 04, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes on FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s proposal for net neutrality rules.
Mon Feb 02, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the details of President Obama’s $4 trillion budget proposal.
FBN’s Peter Barnes, FOX Business Contributor Jon Hilsenrath and Nuveen Asset Management Chief Equity Strategist Bob Doll discuss Obama’s 2016 budget proposal.
Wed Jan 28, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the FOMC’s policy statement.
Tue Jan 20, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes discusses President Obama’s tax proposals in his upcoming State of the Union address.
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