FoxBusiness http://www.mrc.org/taxonomy/term/14568/all en Analyst: BP Oil Spill Clean-Up Will Have $60 Billion Price Tag http://www.mrc.org/articles/analyst-bp-oil-spill-clean-will-have-60-billion-price-tag <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >We all know the BP oil spill is a huge mess. It’s going to be costly to clean up – but just how much?</p> <br /> <p >On the June 10 broadcast of Fox Business Network’s “Bulls & Bears,” Fadel Gheit, a senior analyst at Oppenheimer & Co., offered a huge estimate. But, he explained what is done is done and that going after BP with harsh penalties, as in elimination of the BP stock dividend, now will hurt a lot of American retirees.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/analyst-bp-oil-spill-clean-will-have-60-billion-price-tag" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Media BP FoxBusiness Gulf Thu, 10 Jun 2010 20:47:48 +0000 admin 27242 at http://www.mrc.org Gasparino: 'It is My Job to Turn This Into a Barroom Brawl' with CNBC http://www.mrc.org/articles/gasparino-it-my-job-turn-barroom-brawl-cnbc <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>A little competition is good for consumers, right? If that’s the case, it looks promising for consumers of cable business news.</p><p>Former CNBC on-air-editor, now the senior contributor for the Fox Business Network, Charles Gasparino vows to provide just that. Gasparino appeared on the Feb. 22 broadcast of FBN’s “Imus in the Morning” and explained why he made the move.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/gasparino-it-my-job-turn-barroom-brawl-cnbc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Media CharlesGasparino CNBC DonImus FoxBusiness TigerWoods Mon, 22 Feb 2010 22:54:27 +0000 admin 27411 at http://www.mrc.org Mark Levin: Obama 'Biggest Disaster in Modern American History' http://www.mrc.org/articles/mark-levin-obama-biggest-disaster-modern-american-history <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/anthony-kang">Anthony Kang</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >At last there appears to be a president worse than Jimmy Carter – at least according to conservative talk show host Mark Levin.  </p> <br /> <p >That was the question host Don Imus asked Levin Feb. 18 on the Fox Business Network’s “Imus in the Morning.”  “So the President Obama, worse than Jimmy Carter?” </p> <br /> <p >“Worse than Jimmy Carter? I mean they’re not mutually exclusive, they’re both disasters,” Levin replied, citing many of the parallels of the two administrations.  </p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/mark-levin-obama-biggest-disaster-modern-american-history" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy DonImus FoxBusiness MarkLevin obama Thu, 18 Feb 2010 20:12:19 +0000 admin 27415 at http://www.mrc.org Begala: 'Republicans Want Insurance Companies to Have the Right to Dump Your Ass Just for Getting Sick' http://www.mrc.org/articles/begala-republicans-want-insurance-companies-have-right-dump-your-ass-just-getting-sick <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >There’s really little opportunity for the spirit of bipartisanship to exist when you have <a href="http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/washington/2009/01/emanuel-carvill.html" />a part-time operative</a> for the Obama administration/cable network political commentator throwing bombs about the GOP for not catering to the Obama administration’s wishes on health care reform.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/begala-republicans-want-insurance-companies-have-right-dump-your-ass-just-getting-sick" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government Media begala CNN FoxBusiness healthcare Imus Wed, 10 Feb 2010 23:51:15 +0000 admin 27430 at http://www.mrc.org Fox Biz Host: Obama's Losing Ally Warren Buffett http://www.mrc.org/articles/fox-biz-host-obamas-losing-ally-warren-buffett <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Liberal billionaire investor Warren Buffett has been very popular among the <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2007/20071115151043.aspx"></a>news media, but that might not hold if Buffett continues to <a href="http://businessandmedia.org/articles/2010/20100107133452.aspx"></a>dissent from President Barack Obama.</p><p>On Jan. 20, <a href="http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601087&amp;sid=aPdhurDmpnhE"></a>Bloomberg reported that Buffett opposed Obama’s proposal to tax a number of large banks supposedly to pay for losses from the bank bailout.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/fox-biz-host-obamas-losing-ally-warren-buffett" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Politics banktax FoxBusiness WarrenBuffett Thu, 21 Jan 2010 19:27:44 +0000 admin 27460 at http://www.mrc.org 'Stossel' Finds 'Crony Capitalism' in Green Jobs Stimulus http://www.mrc.org/articles/stossel-finds-crony-capitalism-green-jobs-stimulus <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/julia-seymour">Julia A. Seymour</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Crony capitalism is often a charge liberals make against conservative politicians, but Fox Business Network found an example of such cronyism connected to the Obama White House that included tax breaks and direct endorsements by both the president and vice president.</p><p>On Jan. 14, John Stossel and his guests explored the seemingly cozy relationship between representatives of Serious Materials, an energy efficient building materials company, and the administration.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/stossel-finds-crony-capitalism-green-jobs-stimulus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Economy Environment Biden capitalism cronycapitalism FoxBusiness greenjobs JohnStossel obama windows Fri, 15 Jan 2010 21:41:38 +0000 admin 27465 at http://www.mrc.org Former BB&T CEO: Current Policies Will Push U.S. to be a Third-World Country in 25 Years http://www.mrc.org/articles/former-bbt-ceo-current-policies-will-push-us-be-third-world-country-25-years <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >While countries like <st1:country-region w:st="on">China</st1:country-region>, <st1:country-region w:st="on">Brazil</st1:country-region> and <st1:country-region w:st="on">India</st1:country-region> are on the path to ascendency, the <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">United States</st1:place></st1:country-region> appears to be heading in the opposite direction, according to the former CEO of a major U.S. bank.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/former-bbt-ceo-current-policies-will-push-us-be-third-world-country-25-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Culture Business Education BB&T entitlements FoxBusiness JohnAllison Fri, 08 Jan 2010 19:07:40 +0000 admin 27473 at http://www.mrc.org Imus: Obama is 'Jimmy Carter Stupid' Regarding Wall Street and Economy http://www.mrc.org/articles/imus-obama-jimmy-carter-stupid-regarding-wall-street-and-economy <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >According to Don Imus, it’s the late-1970s all over again, and not in a good way.</p> <br /> <p >Imus appeared on the Fox News Channel’s Nov. 24 “Hannity” program and had some disparaging words for the current administration’s economic policy. He told viewers that Obama’s associations with Jeremiah Wright and Bill Ayers weren’t the problem.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/imus-obama-jimmy-carter-stupid-regarding-wall-street-and-economy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy BarackObama DonImus FoxBusiness JimmyCarter Wed, 25 Nov 2009 14:51:25 +0000 admin 26494 at http://www.mrc.org Joe Wilson for President? Fox Biz 'Happy Hour' Crew Ponders Congressman's Political Future http://www.mrc.org/articles/joe-wilson-president-fox-biz-happy-hour-crew-ponders-congressmans-political-future <p >This is a notion that hasn’t really gotten any traction anywhere yet, but could Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C. be a viable 2012 presidential election candidate?</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/joe-wilson-president-fox-biz-happy-hour-crew-ponders-congressmans-political-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Government 2012 FoxBusiness JoeWilson Tue, 15 Sep 2009 13:25:22 +0000 admin 26594 at http://www.mrc.org Fox Business Host Warns $5-Gallon Gas if Iranian Tension Persists http://www.mrc.org/articles/fox-business-host-warns-5-gallon-gas-if-iranian-tension-persists <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>Unnoticed in the recent upheaval surrounding the fallout from the Iranian elections earlier this month has been how it could affect the price of oil, and therefore the price of gas. And according to Fox Business Network “Happy Hour” co-host Eric Bolling, the longer this goes, the more likely you’ll see it at the gas pump.</p><p>&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/fox-business-host-warns-5-gallon-gas-if-iranian-tension-persists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business International ericbolling FoxBusiness gas Iran NeilCavuto oil Fri, 19 Jun 2009 21:47:45 +0000 admin 26735 at http://www.mrc.org Murdoch: Long-Term Economic Situation 'Dangerous'; Recovery 2-3 Years Away http://www.mrc.org/articles/murdoch-long-term-economic-situation-dangerous-recovery-2-3-years-away <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/jeff-poor">Jeff Poor</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >No one can accuse News Corp. CEO Rupert Murdoch of being an economic cheerleader, despite <a href="http://www.forbes.com/lists/2009/10/billionaires-2009-richest-people_Rupert-Murdoch_639W.html" />his net worth of $4 billion</a> according to Forbes magazine.</p> <br /> <p >In an interview with Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network anchor Neil Cavuto on April 2, Murdoch was not hopeful the financial markets would recover their value within the next 12 months.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/murdoch-long-term-economic-situation-dangerous-recovery-2-3-years-away" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Economy Fox FoxBusiness RupertMurdoch Sat, 04 Apr 2009 15:53:55 +0000 admin 26871 at http://www.mrc.org Nationalize Banks? One Investor Says So Be It. http://www.mrc.org/articles/nationalize-banks-one-investor-says-so-be-it <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/matt-philbin">Matt Philbin</a> </div> </div> </div> <p>On Jan. 20, the same day <st1:country-region w:st="on">Britain</st1:country-region> was fighting to avoid taking one or more of its banks under government control, Joe Balestrino, portfolio manager for Federated Investors, told anchor Dagen McDowell of Fox Business Network that he hoped for big moves from the incoming Obama administration, up to and including nationalizing some <st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">U.S.</st1:place></st1:country-region> banks.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/articles/nationalize-banks-one-investor-says-so-be-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Articles MRC Business Business Bailouts banks DagenMcDowell FoxBusiness JoeBalestrino obama Tue, 20 Jan 2009 18:20:49 +0000 admin 27002 at http://www.mrc.org The Death of Ford Motor Company http://www.mrc.org/commentary/death-ford-motor-company <div class="field field-type-nodereference field-field-source"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="field-label-inline-first"> By</div> <a href="/author/dan-kennedy">Dan Kennedy</a> </div> </div> </div> <p >     For two weeks, I have watched the talking heads of financial news – on CNBC, Fox Business, even Bloomberg – discussing the evolving GM-Chrysler merger to be funded by the federal government. I am astounded they have all missed the story or chosen not to comment on it. </p> <br /> <p >     Of course, I expect the regular, mainstream media to bungle this story; they can barely spell ‘business’ let alone do any in-depth reporting about it. But you’d think the financial wizards on the business channels might get it right. As far as I can tell, they haven’t.</p><p><a href="http://www.mrc.org/commentary/death-ford-motor-company" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Commentary MRC Business Bailout bloomberg Chrysler CNBC competition DanKennedy Ford FoxBusiness GM governmentintervention investing noBS Shareholders Tue, 04 Nov 2008 18:41:58 +0000 admin 29692 at http://www.mrc.org