Maria Bartiromo

Huff Po Columnist Calls Bartiromo Old & Hysterical

Jason Linkins obviously has a problem with Maria Bartiromo. We just can’t figure out what it is.
In the opening sentence of his recent column the political columnist for the Huffington Post, Linkins attacks CNBC’s Bartiromo on the grounds that she is getting older. At least that’s what we think he’s saying with his crack about her “collagen injections” being “widely reputed to be a key market bellwether.” The odd thing is that we’ve never heard this reputed, widely or otherwise. In fact, as far as we can tell, no one has ever accused the star of having received collagen injections except Linkins.
But that was a throw-away line that Linkins probably imagines is funny. And harping on off-hand sexist remarks is hardly our thing. What was Linkins real objection? Oh, here it is: Bartiromo said some critical things about Barack Obama’s tax plan.
After the jump, Linkin calls the female anchor “hysterical” (oh those hysterical women!) and then forgets to actually disagree with her.

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Bartiromo on Barack

Maria Bartiromo has a stimulus plan of her own. But it’s a plan to stimulate the selling of assets instead of consumer spending. If you’ve got stocks or homes you want to sell, you should probably sell before Barack Obama gets elected, she seems to say to Avenue.
Today Page Six reports that the Money Honey warned about higher taxes if the Democratic nominee gets elected. “He’s going to take the capital gains tax at 15 percent right now all the way up to 25 to 28 percent,” she says. “Sell anything, like a home or stocks, and make a profit . . . [almost] 30 percent of the profit will go to the government instead of 15.”

Barack’s Bite
[New York Post]

  • 12 Mar 2008 at 8:53 AM
  • CNBC

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, came out in 2002. Earlier this year, her CNBC colleague Charlie Gasparino published King of the Club, a book detailing the rise and fall of former New York Stock Exchange head Dick Grasso.

‘Money Honey’ Indeed!
[Observer.com]

  • 05 Nov 2007 at 4:14 PM
  • Citigroup

Help Us Declare A Victor

It’s always sad when couples end things (and you have to pretend to care), but once the appropriate amount of time has past (usually two hours), we must ask the question: who came out on top? Who’s the winner of this breakup? Who deserves my admiration and who deserves my disgust?
If the rumors are true that they were ever even a pair, it’s been over ten months since Maria Bartiromo and Todd Thomson called it quits. Today the Times, under the guise of just being topical and not being US Weekly, casts its vote for Maria, declaring that the CNBC reporter is “is having a great year.” Not just good, GREAT. (Actually, they were going to go with “fanfuckingtastic” but, you know, propriety or some shit like that.) We’re not saying we don’t agree that the $H’s having a banner 365 days, but the story came off as completely one-sided, because these things are all relative, and the only way you’re having a good time is if your ex is having a bad one. We thought the Times knew this, and yet, the story made no mention of what Big T’s been up to. So we will, and only after we’ve seen both sides will we draw a conclusion.
Job Status
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Got one, though it hangs in the balance, thanks to competition from “Street Sweetie” Erin Burnett and good times girl Trish Regan
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Unemployed

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  • 26 Sep 2007 at 12:32 PM
  • CNBC

$Honey Gets The Geoffrey Raymond Treatment

mariaportraitsmall.JPGGeoffrey Raymond, the greatest artist of our time, who brought us such masterpieces as “Big Lloyd I (.6 Billion)” (a rendering of Lloyd Blankfein), “Big Jim I: Get Up (I Feel Like Being A) Sex Machine” (Jim Cramer), and “Big Dick I (Hundred Million)” (Dick Grasso), is at it again. This time it’s Maria Bartiromo, whose portrait will be exhibited in front of the NYSE and around Wall Street for the next ten days, and available for purchase on eBay until October 6 (minimum bid is $4,999).
For his latest venture, Raymond chose to interpret the CNBC anchor as the Virgin Mary, which doesn’t seem like much of a stretch to us, if detailed accounts as to what went down on the Citigroup jet and the tips we get from the chippies in our Christian youth group about “how to be a bad girl while maintaining that you’re a good girl at the same time” are to be believed. Raymond, whose work has been described as “early crazy,” also uses the space to weigh in on the alleged friction between Bartiromo and Erin Burnett, because nothing drives the art market like a good catfight. Check it out today (the first 100 passersby will be given the opportunity to jerk off on their favorite part. Credit Suisse employees—you really have no excuse not to).

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  • 17 Sep 2007 at 3:13 PM
  • CNBC

We Know What You’re Watching Tonight

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It’s Monday night and don’t kid yourself, you don’t have any plans. The most action you’re going to get tonight is from the vibrations of the treadmill as you speed walk across the belt (yeah, it’s early in the week so you better get your fanny to Equinox for at least 30 minutes cause you know it’s the only time you’re going to work-out this week). So, after your hard core Monday evening workout, we suggest you put your feet up, grab a Heineken and tune into CNBC circa 9pm. To coincide with the debut of Dr. Alan Greenspan’s publication, The Age of Turbulence: Adventures in a New World – the delicious dish, Maria Bartiromo has interviewed Dr. Greenspan delving into his “life, career and impact of the most important central banker of modern times.” We say, DVR Monday night football, get out a fresh can of cheese balls and pay close attention. We can’t think of a better appetizer to tomorrow’s main course – the Fed announcement.
Greenspan: Power, Money & the American Dream [CNBC]

  • 22 Aug 2007 at 11:34 AM
  • China

Maria Bartiromo Incorporated Into Chinese Lexicon

maria red.jpg The population of China, unable to describe what was going on between Maria Bartiromo and Todd Thomson during their trysts to the Far East, decided to modernize its language.
Respectful of Maria’s status as the Money Honey, Maria and Todd were officially branded “ban tang fu qi” or a “semi-honey couple.” The phrase denotes young, married professionals who live in separate homes or go on long trans-continental flights with one another.
Chinese authorities were pretty pissed when they found out Maria and Todd weren’t married, and no one has the heart to tell the CPC how old the two are (if they ever want to be seen again).
“Semi-honey couple” is just one of the 171 new terms added to the national language registry in China, designed to reflect modern work and life situations. One of the terms added, “fang nu,” literally translates into “house slaves,” and refers to young people struggling to pay off home-loans. A culturally ingrained stigma is one way to prevent a subprime crisis.
Another term, “duan bei,” literally means “brokeback” and refers to male homosexuals. That’s where the Ang Lee movie title comes from, although going from urban slang in Shanghai to cowboys in Wyoming is a pretty significant leap.
“Ding chong jia ting” was officially registered and means “DINKS with pets.” A DINK is an acronym for “double income no kids.” The term refers to an increasing number of married professionals in China who choose a pet over having a child.
Modern marriage, mortgages enter Chinese lexicon [Reuters]