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CNBC's Mark Haines has died
Twitter ^ | May 25, 2011 | Michael de la Merced

Posted on 05/25/2011 7:14:49 AM PDT by abb

Reminisces on CNBC now ongoing


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cnbc; markhaines; media; wallstreet

1 posted on 05/25/2011 7:14:53 AM PDT by abb
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To: abb

65 years old.

http://www.cnbc.com/id/43167028

CNBC Anchor Mark Haines Dies Unexpectedly at Age 65
Published: Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 9:59 AM ET

Veteran journalist Mark Haines, a fixture on CNBC for 22 years, died unexpectedly Tuesday evening. He was 65 years old.

Mark Haines
Haines, founding anchor of CNBC’s morning show “Squawk Box,” was co-anchor of the network’s “Squawk on the Street” program, providing insight and commentary sometimes humorous and occasionally acerbic.

CNBC President Mark Hoffman called Haines a “building block” of the financial networks’ programming. Hoffman said Haines died at his home.

“With his searing wit, profound insight and piercing interview style, he was a constant and trusted presence in business news for more than 20 years,” Hoffman said in a statement to CNBC employees. “From the dotcom bubble to the tragic events of 9/11 to the depths of the financial crisis, Mark was always the unflappable pro.

“Mark loved CNBC and we loved him back. He will be deeply missed.”

Haines may be best remembered for his calming and commanding presence during the 9/11 tragedy when he reacted unflapplably to the furious stream of incoming rumor and even more astonishing truth with a professionalism that rivaled any television anchor, said CNBC senior economics reporter Steve Liesman.

Haines was well-known around the newsroom for giving his colleagues on-air nicknames. He was responsible for calling David Faber “The Brain,” Joe Kernen “The Kahuna” and Steve Liesman “The Professor.” If a colleague every complained about it, he would respond, “What’s worth more, your name or the nickname?”

He also often helped make his colleagues look good on air, saying, “Hey, when they look good, I look good, too.”

Haines served as a news anchor for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, WABC-TV in New York, and WPRI-TV in Providence, before joining CNBC.

Haines held a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and was a member of the New Jersey State Bar. In 2000, he was named to Brill’s Content’s “Influence List.”


2 posted on 05/25/2011 7:17:12 AM PDT by abb
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To: abb

ping for later as I’m walking out the door. Sad news. Rest in Peace.


3 posted on 05/25/2011 7:17:41 AM PDT by brytlea (If you don't know what APOD is you'd better find out!)
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To: abb

He was on Morning Joe last week. It must have been sudden.


4 posted on 05/25/2011 7:17:48 AM PDT by CaptainK (...please make it stop. Shake a can of pennies at it.)
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5 posted on 05/25/2011 7:18:16 AM PDT by Puppage (You may disagree with what I have to say, but I shall defend to your death my right to say it)
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To: abb

RIP, Mark. Those were good times back in the ‘90s with the Squawk Box crew of Joe Kernen, David Faber and the guest hosts like Lawrence of America and Jimmy Rogers.


6 posted on 05/25/2011 7:18:44 AM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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To: CaptainK

Heart? Stroke? God bless his family and give them peace.


7 posted on 05/25/2011 7:19:26 AM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: abb

IF Erin Burnett hadn’t left CNBC... she’d be blubbering now... Santelli just about lost it a bit ago.


8 posted on 05/25/2011 7:23:51 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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To: Dahoser

http://blogs.wsj.com/marketbeat/2011/05/25/cnbc-mark-haines-has-died/?mod=e2tw

One common theme of his colleagues’ comments is how confrontational he could be when interviewing guests. That’s an example from which all journalists could learn.


9 posted on 05/25/2011 7:25:22 AM PDT by abb
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http://twitter.com/#!/alaidi
alaidi Ashraf Laidi
Mark Haines memorably caused Barney Frank to walk off an interview... @cnbc must replay that video in his best clips $$


10 posted on 05/25/2011 7:27:22 AM PDT by abb
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Yes, especially this crop of groveling RAT worshippers.


11 posted on 05/25/2011 7:29:26 AM PDT by Dahoser (Separation of church and state? No, we need separation of media and state.)
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He struck me as an everyday man. Tough interviewer. Great tv presence. The old days of SOTS were fun to watch. The man will be greatlymissed. RIP..Mark. Sympathies to his family and his work family.


12 posted on 05/25/2011 7:32:39 AM PDT by Rapunzel (Allen West...please if u luv america run for POTUS 2012...Palin or Walker for VP)
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http://files.wallstreetfolly.com/wordpress/2009/06/video-mark-haines-vs-barney-frank-one-of-the-best-funniest-things-weve-seen-on-cnbc-in-a-long-time/

Video: Mark Haines vs Barney Frank: One of the best / funniest things we’ve seen on CNBC in a long time
Posted by WSF On June - 11 - 2009

CNBC predictably edited out the best part of the Barney Frank / Mark Haines conversation on executive pay which ended in an on air scuffle: Mark Haines’ last line. After a snippy and annoyed Barney Frank proclaimed the interview over, Mark Haines said: “Fine, we’ll manage without you.” No doubt this will show up later on an unedited YouToube version…..


13 posted on 05/25/2011 7:35:20 AM PDT by abb
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I hate this. Watched that guy just about every weekday morning for the last ten years. I liked him. This will kill Erin.


14 posted on 05/25/2011 7:38:38 AM PDT by OkiMusashi (Beware the fury of a patient man. --- John Dryden)
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Did he die of a broken heart?

http://www.ritholtz.com/blog/2011/05/mark-haines-teary-goodbye-to-erin-burnett-cnbc/


15 posted on 05/25/2011 7:39:45 AM PDT by Hotlanta Mike (TeaNami)
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To: OkiMusashi

I remember when Squawk Box first started - back when Ailes ran CNBC.


16 posted on 05/25/2011 7:40:41 AM PDT by abb
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I figured something was up with his more frequent absences. I always enjoyed his insight and commentary.


17 posted on 05/25/2011 7:50:07 AM PDT by BipolarBob (I have a head cold and allergies. It's definitely not BieberFever.)
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This was rich, rich, rich. Mark Haines refused to let Barney Frank get away with mischaracterizing Haines question to Barney, and Barney couldn’t take the heat. And Haines showed he couldn’t care less.


18 posted on 05/25/2011 7:56:49 AM PDT by WashingtonSource
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Confrontational, with a pro obama stance which came thru quite often. Just recently when I saw him interview a republican, he brought up the ‘party of no’ claim. I didn’t care to watch him, unfortunately, since I’m in the west coast, he was the one who was on when I’d tune in to cnbc.


19 posted on 05/25/2011 8:05:53 AM PDT by psjones (u)
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To: abb

I’m surprised his liver held out that long.


20 posted on 05/25/2011 8:35:02 AM PDT by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (Josh Ferrin for President - he is my new hero.)
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If only ONE in the White House press corps were HALF the interviewer, and had the not suffering fools gladly that Mark Haines had...


21 posted on 05/25/2011 8:37:37 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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Haines was one of the last consummate journalists that gave both sides hell - and if he thought someone was full of crap - he said so. Party didn’t matter...


22 posted on 05/25/2011 8:39:56 AM PDT by Keith in Iowa (FR Class of 1998 | TV News is an oxymoron. | MSNBC = Moonbats Spouting Nothing But Crap.)
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Why can’t one of the bad ones croak? There surely are enough of them.


23 posted on 05/25/2011 8:57:44 AM PDT by grumpygresh (Democrats delenda est)
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To: abb

RIP.


24 posted on 05/25/2011 2:40:28 PM PDT by fieldmarshaldj (~"This is what happens when you find a stranger in the Amber Lamps !"~~)
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To: Keith in Iowa
Haines was one of the last consummate journalists that gave both sides hell - and if he thought someone was full of crap - he said so. Party didn’t matter...

I agree and always liked that about him. He tended to stand up for the underdog whomever that was.

25 posted on 05/26/2011 8:31:42 PM PDT by apoliticalone (Honest govt. that operates in the interest of US sovereignty and the people, not global $$$)
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