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.
Tue Sep 01, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes, Charlie Gasparino and Dagen McDowell and United Advisors chief market strategist Scott Martin discuss Boston Fed President Howard Rosengren’s outlook for the economy.
Fri Aug 28, 2015
Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart on the economy, the employment markets and his outlook for inflation.
Atlanta Federal Reserve President Dennis Lockhart on interest rates and growth in the U.S. economy.
Former Philly Fed President Charles Plosser discusses how the Fed can be more transparent.
Former Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser on the economy, markets and Federal Reserve policy.
Thu Aug 27, 2015
Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George on why inflation is the focus of this year’s symposium.
Kansas City Federal Reserve President Esther George on the state of the economy and the outlook for Federal Reserve policy.
Fri Aug 07, 2015
Former CBO Director Douglas Holtz-Eakin and FBN’s Charles Payne, Liz MacDonald, Dagen McDowell and Peter Barnes on the July jobs report and the outlook for jobs.
Mon Jul 20, 2015
St. Louis Fed President James Bullard gives his outlook for the economy.
St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard on the economy, the outlook for a potential interest rate hike and the changes to the Fed proposed in Congress.
Mon Jun 29, 2015
Pacific Legal Foundation’s Todd Gaziano on how the Supreme Court decision will impact future EPA rules.
Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister, University of Maryland Professor Peter Morici and FBN’s Peter Barnes and Liz MacDonald on the Supreme Court ruling on EPA regulations.
Fri Jun 26, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes explains how the U.S. economy shaped the Supreme Court’s ruling on same-sex marriage.
Obergefell v. Hodges Lead Plaintiff Jim Obergefell on the Supreme Court decision on same-sex marriage.
Forbes Media Editor-in-Chief Steve Forbes and FBN’s Peter Barnes, John Stossel, Cheryl Casone and Liz MacDonald on the Supreme Court’s decision on same-sex marriage.
Thu Jun 25, 2015
Former Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-Okla.), on the Supreme Court decision on ObamaCare subsidies.
Galen Institute President Grace-Marie Turner, Vanderbilt University Law Professor Brian Fitzpatrick and former New York Lt. Gov. Betsy McCaughey on the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold ObamaCare ...
Wed Jun 17, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the details of the Fed’s interest rate decision.
Tue May 12, 2015
Sen. Richard Shelby on his new bill that would make widespread changes to the Dodd-Frank Act.
Fri May 08, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the details of the April jobs report.
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