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 Aug 12, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on a report about U.S. Patent & Trademark Office employees and the amount of hours they worked from home.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on President Obama’s upcoming schedule.
Thu Aug 07, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the impact of Russia’s food ban.
Mon Aug 04, 2014
Countdown to the Closing Bell panel breaks downs what the Fed’s latest decision means for jobs and inflation.
Countdown to the Closing Bell panel break down what the Fed’s latest monetary policy decision means for the markets and economy.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on President Obama’s speech.
Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Charles Plosser says the economy may achieve his 2015 forecast a year early.
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the Fed’s comments ahead of July’s jobs report.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes recaps the latest Fed minutes.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the future of Social Security, Disability Insurance and Medicare.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the impact of the Russia-Ukraine conflict of U.S. businesses.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes recaps Janet Yellen’s latest congressional testimony.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on Germany and Argentina’s economies.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the latest Fed minutes.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
StreetTalk Advisors Chief Economist Lance Roberts, Bankrate chief financial analyst Greg McBride and FBN’s Peter Barnes on the impact of the Federal Reserve and economy on American consumers. ...
FBN’s Peter Barnes, First Trust chief economist Brian Wesbury and former Federal Reserve Banks of New York first vice president Ernest Patrikis analyze the Fed’s plan to wind down QE by the end of ...
Tue Jul 08, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on Minneapolis Fed chief Kocherlakota’s comments on the state of the economy.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
WSJ chief economics reporter Jon Hilsenrath, former Dallas Federal Reserve Chief Economist Michael Cox and FBN’s Peter Barnes on the outlook for Federal Reserve policy.
Tue Jun 24, 2014
Philadelphia Federal Reserve President Charles Plosser, in a FOX Business Web exclusive, says the basic principles of exiting the central bank’s ultra-loose monetary policy include shrinking the ...
Philadelphia Federal Reserve chief Charles Plosser says in a wide-ranging interview the central bank should start hiking rates from historic lows ‘fairly soon.’
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