• CNBC

    Rick Santelli Just Phoning In On-Air Rants At This Point

    “The only regulation that works is failure”? “I’ll buy you a big breakfast, just not your neighbor’s mortgage”? One measly foot stomp? Come on Ricky. Remember when these things had a hint of authenticity? When you threatened to throw synthetic CDOs into Lake Michigan? When we actually believed you might give yourself a hernia? It’s […]

    / Sep 21, 2011 at 10:57 AM
  • CNBC

    CNBC Anchors Battle For Face Time

    We’re always looking for news about the political and personal battles waged inside of CNBC’s “global headquarters.” But lately the internal rumor mill has been all too quiet. It’s like everyone took the summer off from hating, undermining and backstabbing! Just a few days after Labor Day, however, it looks like the long knives are […]

    / Sep 5, 2008 at 11:47 AM
  • CNBC

    Erin Burnett: A Real Piece Of Work

    It seems that our obsession with Erin Burnett may not be accidental. According to her big New York Times profile, by none other than the highly influential Brian Stelter, Burnett’s rise to celebrity was carefully engineered by CNBC. Erin nicely handles the question that is asked of any successful, beautiful woman: what role did her […]

    / Jul 21, 2008 at 1:41 PM
  • CNBC

    Who Stands Out In A Bad Way At CNBC?

    Last week we pointed out a feature in Marie Claire magazine in which CNBC anchor Becky Quick posed as a “Fashion Expert” telling a twenty-something bond trading girl how to dress for Wall Street. We couldn’t help but notice that it seems Becky offers a veiled insult at one of her fellow CNBC anchors when […]

    / Jun 19, 2008 at 9:00 AM
  • CNBC

    Becky Quick Tells You How To Dress Like A “Financier”

    If you haven’t read all the way through the latest issue of Marie Claire yet, you’ll want to slip directly to page 139. That’s where CNBC anchor Becky Quick gives fashion advice to a twenty-seven year old Bank of America assistant bond trader Lucia Knight. “Wall Street may be 95 percent men, but don’t dress […]

    / Jun 12, 2008 at 2:31 PM
  • CNBC

    Quién es Más Macho?
    CNBC’s Joe Kernen Says Charlie Gasparino Grunts Too Much In The Gym

    Squawk Box host Joe Kernen this morning compared CNBC on-air editor Charlie Gasparino to Stuart Shugarman, the Wall Street hedge fund manager who alleged he was assaulted during a spin class for grunting too loudly. In an informal segment of the show referred to as “seats” (because the three hosts sit in directors chairs and […]

    / Jun 3, 2008 at 8:40 AM
  • CNBC

    Bend It Like Erin

    It’s no secret that CNBC sweetie Erin Burnett like taking trips to “exotic locales.” This time around her trip is in India, where cricket is simply huge. So huge, in fact, that sporty Erin couldn’t resist getting suited up and taking a few whacks at the ball herself. She’s also doing things like going to […]

    / May 16, 2008 at 4:17 PM
  • Bear Stearns, CNBC, Lehman

    Lehman Under “Domino Theory” Pressure

    Lehman Brothers led the pack of financial stocks downward this morning, falling to six-year low as investors speculated that the firm might be vulnerable to a run-on-the bank similar to the one that brought down Bear Stearns. This worry continues despite Lehman having announced a new 3-year credit facility of $2 billion dollars and the […]

    / Mar 17, 2008 at 1:38 PM
  • Bear Stearns, CNBC, George Bush

    Bear Stearns And George Bush

    It was a bit disconcerting to hear President George Bush discuss the resiliency of the economy while ten blocks away people were scrambling to figure out whether Bear Stearns is going to be dissolved. We half-wished Bush would actually switch the location of his speech to a Bear Stearns trading floor just so we could […]

    / Mar 14, 2008 at 4:23 PM
  • CNBC

    Erin Burnett: Before She Saw The Street Sign

    Speaking of cute girls, Erin Burnett, the CNBC Street Sweetie who interviewed Jon Corzine on Street Signs this afternoon, might have born and raised in a small town on the eastern shore of Maryland, but she attended the tony boarding school St. Andrew’s School in Middletown, Delaware. She graduated in 1994, when he high school […]

    / Mar 13, 2008 at 2:09 PM
  • CNBC, Eliot Spitzer

    Eliot Spitzer’s Rise and Fall On CNBC Tonight

    Can’t get enough of the Eliot Spitzer saga? Tonight at 8 PM (and rebroadcast at 11 PM ET) CNBC is presenting a special titled “The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitzer: A CNBC Special,” anchored by Dylan Ratigan. The one-hour special examines, among other topics, the effect Spitzer had on Wall Street. It will feature […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 2:45 PM
  • CNBC, Maria Bartiromo

    Maria Bartiromo’s Half Million Dollar Pay Day

    CNBC anchor Maria Bartiromo has sold a book about ‘sucess’ for an advance several knowledgable sources said was approximately $500,000, according to Leon Neyfakh of the New York Observer. This would be Maria’s second book. Her first, Use the News: How to Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy, […]

    / Mar 12, 2008 at 8:53 AM
  • CNBC, Fox

    Terrible News

    We’ve just received word, from the same tipster who brought us the joyous news that someone with a head on his shoulders over at the NYMEX changed the channel from Mark Haines’s rack to Jenna Lee’s, that: “CNBC is back today on the nymex, looks like gasparino read your article and broke some kneecaps to […]

    / Feb 14, 2008 at 10:18 AM
  • CNBC

    Revenge Is A Gefilte Fish Best Served Cold

    I never took Charles Gasparino for a scheming, vindictive, even terribly inventive man. That all changed when I found myself curled up on the bathroom floor circa 2 am this morning. But let me start from the beginning. As most of you who read this site with any regularity know, we’re obsessed with chronicling the […]

    / Feb 5, 2008 at 11:46 AM
  • CNBC

    Mark Haines Has Been Appearing On-Air Without Underwear For Years, This Is Nothing New

    The Post reported today that in order to compete with the mistresses of Fox Business, CNBC has brought in a new wardrobe stylist to skank things up a bit (previous credits include Backdoor Sluts 7,8 and 9). As the story goes, staid crew necks have been swapped for “form-fitting V-necks” and pants for no pants. […]

    / Feb 4, 2008 at 4:46 PM
  • CNBC

    If Maria Bartiromo Speaks And No One Listens, Does She Make Any Sound?

    Apparently the money honey is like the anti-EF Hutton. When she speaks, people space out. As he passed through Grand Central Terminal last month, Dr. David Berman, a commuter from Westport, Conn., usually perked up when he heard the voice of Maria Bartiromo, the CNBC anchor, echoing through the main hall over the public announcement […]

    / Feb 4, 2008 at 4:05 PM
  • CNBC

    What Have I Been Doing All Day?

    Listening to this clip. Specifically from around 5’30. My one complaint is that Gasparino doesn’t punctuate “deleveraging is a bitch” with ‘la putta!’ or something, but that’s a minor gripe in a meat locker full of Soppresata.

    / Jan 22, 2008 at 5:00 PM
  • Business Media, CNBC, Fox

    Volatility Is The Friend of Business News: Is Fox Making New Friends?

    This week may be the first real test for the Fox Business Network, TV Decoder’s Brian Stelter points out today. Market turmoil tends to drive up viewership for television business news, and FBN is running hard to catch the wave of attention directed at the rocky markets. While CNBC was basically shut down yesterday, FBN […]

    / Jan 22, 2008 at 1:09 PM
  • CNBC, Merrill Lynch

    Are Merrill’s Fixed Income Traders Slacking Off?

    To judge from the comments and our email, many of our readers think we’ve lost our minds on Merrill Lynch. We were impressed by the performance of Thain and Co. on this morning’s earnings call and wrote a good deal about it early this morning. We thought it was a strong performance but readers point […]

    / Jan 17, 2008 at 3:31 PM
  • CNBC

    Donald Trump Loves To Send People’s Parents On Trips, So This Could Work

    Yesterday’s Post blew the lid off of Wall Street’s best kept secret: CNBC anchor Erin Burnett’s feelings for Donald Trump. Though, by all accounts, Erin was initially aroused by The Don during his first go at bankruptcy (which showed his vulnerable side) many, many moons ago, she kept her enrapturement under wraps, for fear of […]

    / Jan 14, 2008 at 12:56 PM
  • CNBC

    Erin Burnett Is Not Dead Yet

    When Erin Burnett failed to appear on Squawk on the Street this morning and also missed Street Signs, tongues began wagging. Had the reports that the brass at CNBC were miffed at her Men’s Health article taken it’s toll on the Street Sweetie? There was speculation that she may have gone into hiding to avoid […]

    / Jan 11, 2008 at 5:40 PM
  • CNBC

    Map To Charlie Gasparino’s Heart: CliffsNotes Edition

    We think it’s unfair that CNBC anchor Erin Burnett is allegedly taking shit from network brass for being a lover of the finer things in life. So for the rest of January, we’re going to give you 8 Ways To Impress [anchor of your choice]. Today we’ll start with Charlie Gasparino: 1. Buying me a […]

    / Jan 10, 2008 at 12:55 PM
  • CNBC

    It’s Going To Take Money, A Whole Lotta Spending Money
    Erin Burnett ‘Buy Me This’ Scandal Hits Page Six Again!

    Yesterday we started to hear whispers from inside the CNBC Global Headquarters that people were walking around whispering “snatch” and snickering. This morning the story is all over Page Six: Erin Burnett is under-fire at CNBC for admitting that she likes nice things, fancy trips and men who spend money on her. It’s one of […]

    / Jan 10, 2008 at 12:35 PM
  • CNBC, Italians Who Don't Sweat

    Mark Haines Is Also Looking Good In ’08

    (Step into my inbox:) “Have you noticed that Gasparino is much less sweaty in 2008 than 2007?”

    / Jan 8, 2008 at 11:31 AM
  • CNBC

    The Times Climbs Into Bed With CNBC

    Starting Monday, CNBC’s website might start to suck a little bit less. The network has struck a deal that will allow it to post Times articles and other written material on CNBC’s website. In exchange, the Times will get to post CNBC video. It’s an all barter deal, according to the New York Times. No […]

    / Jan 7, 2008 at 4:17 PM
  • CNBC, Fox Business Is A Joke And I'm Laughing. WITH THEM.

    The Revolution WILL Be Televised (But Only In <7,000 Homes, Because Fox Business Apparently Blows)*

    According to a big exposé in the Times today, no one is watching Fox Business. Or the number of viewers is so insignificant—on average, 6,300, on any given weekday, compared to CNBC’s 283,000—that they “fall below Nielsen’s minimum standards for reporting” (which, objectively, is pretty bad). The news is said to be embarrassing to 1. […]

    / Jan 4, 2008 at 11:48 AM
  • CNBC

    Map To Erin Burnett’s Heart: The CliffsNotes Edition

    1. Buy me a vacation. 2. Let me pick a vacation, and then buy it for me. 3. Buy my parents a vacation. 4. Buy me a yoga instructor. 5. Buy me an expensive stationary bike. 6. Buy me a couple of famous authors to dine with (simultaneously). 7. Buy me a personal chef. 8. […]

    / Jan 3, 2008 at 3:59 PM
  • CNBC

    “Could Riding The Rails Be Your Ticket To Fast Money”

    Note to CNBC: That strikes about two thirds of the readers who emailed us about that little promo spot for tonight’s “On The Money” as very, very funny. You should give whoever came up with that line a raise.

    / Dec 20, 2007 at 12:16 PM

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