More Trouble at CNBC? Network's Macke Reportedly at Odds with Manageme

May 22nd, 2009 3:32 PM
Is there another shakeup imminent at CNBC? Since the economy has been on the rocks, NBC Universal's financial network has been in the spotlight - political tug-of-war and all. This time, another one of the network's star on-air personalities, Jeff Macke, could be out. Macke had been a cynical, sometimes conservative voice on CNBC's "Fast Money" and in other CNBC and MSNBC appearances,…

'Fast Money' Cast Debunks Legend of 'Dr. Doom' Roubini

May 12th, 2009 2:27 PM
He's beloved by the gossip culture of Manhattan and was recently embraced by the left for hurling insults at CNBC "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer. But as Cramer's CNBC "Fast Money" colleagues explained, if you listened to NYU professor Nouriel Roubini, you would have missed out on a lot of stock market upside. Roubini, often called Dr. Doom and known for crazy parties, predicted…

CNBC's Deutsch Doesn’t Want 'Idiots' on Wall Street Making $10 Milli

March 26th, 2009 3:28 PM
Want a little populist outrage?  There's nothing like hearing it from a multi-millionaire advertising mogul with a spot on CNBC. Donny Deutsch, the host of "The Big Idea," a show the network has shelved, explained to viewers on the March 25 broadcast of "CNBC Reports" he wants measures put in place to keep prevent people he regards as "idiots" from making $10…