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.
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.
Mon Jan 19, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes on President Obama’s proposed tax policy for 2015.
Mon Jan 12, 2015
Fri Jan 09, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the December jobs report.
Wed Jan 07, 2015
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the FOMC December meeting minutes.
Fri Jan 02, 2015
Cleveland Federal Reserve Bank President Loretta Mester discusses job growth, the U.S. economy, the U.S. monetary policy and the markets.
Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland President Loretta Mester on when the Fed will raise interest rates.
Wed Dec 31, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the impact of the changing political landscape on Capitol Hill.
Mon Dec 29, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes discusses the rise of cyber-attacks in 2014.
Fri Dec 26, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the top five issues of 2014.
Wed Dec 24, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on how the weather is impacting travelers ahead of the Christmas holiday.
Tue Dec 23, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes recaps the 2014 economy and previews what the economy could look like in the new year.
Wed Dec 17, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the Fed’s decision to alter guidance on when the central bank will begin to raise interest rates.
Fri Dec 12, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down the House of Representative’s hearing on ending the ban on oil exports.
Thu Dec 11, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on efforts to extend the government’s terrorism insurance program.
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the $1.1 trillion spending bill that would prevent a government shutdown.
FBN’s Peter Barnes breaks down a Senate panel’s hearing on cybersecurity.
Tue Dec 09, 2014
FBN’s Peter Barnes on the release of the Senate Democrats’ interrogation report.
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