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 Mar 07, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes says 175,000 new jobs were added in February, but the effect from the cold weather was severe.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the approval of Ukraine’s $1B loan package.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the latest on the crisis in Ukraine.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the latest developments on the Crisis in Ukraine.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the latest developments in Ukraine.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the allegations against Credit Suisse.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on a Senate investigation blasting Swiss banks for helping wealthy Americans to evade taxes.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on President Obama’s meeting with the Nation’s governors.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the transcripts from the Fed’s meetings in 2008.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman on the Trans-Pacific Partnership and trade talks with China.
U.S. trade representative Michael Froman on meeting with Mexico and Canada to expand trade within North America.
Wed Feb 19, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the stormy winter weather’s impact on the economy.
Tue Feb 18, 2014
FBN's Peter Barnes breaks down the CBO's report on the minimum wage proposal.
Mon Feb 17, 2014
FBN's Peter Barnes on the stimulus debate five years after it was enacted for the economy.
Fri Feb 14, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down how the extreme winter weather is impacting the economy.
Thu Feb 13, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the outlook for the retail sector.
Tue Feb 11, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes previews Janet Yellen’s first semi-annual testimony to Congress.
Mon Feb 10, 2014
FBN's Peter Barnes on the role of U.S. government in the economy compared to France.
Fri Feb 07, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the January jobs report and unemployment rate numbers.
Wed Feb 05, 2014
FBN's Peter Barnes on Philly Fed President Charles Plosser's comments on tapering and the economy.
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