Claman defends success of Fox Business Network
A.J. Katz of TVNewser.com interviewed Fox Business Network anchor Liz Claman about its success.
Here is an excerpt:
TVNewser: Critics will say FBN is just a clone of Fox News, with its coverage of Pres. Trump. What do you say to that?
Then what’s their explanation for the success of my 3 p.m. show? The final hour of trade is arguably the most important hour for any investor or CEO dying to catch the end of the daily drama we call the trading day. The Claman Countdown beat CNBC’s 3pm hour on the biggest business and trading days of the last 2-3 years: We won the day the Dow finally hit 19k, then 20k, 21k, 22k, the Snap IPO, the day the New York Stock Exchange had to halt trading for hours due to a computer glitch that wreaked havoc on millions of investors’ portfolio, the list goes on. Last week and so far every day this week, we’ve beaten them in total viewers and I’m sure some of that has to do with the fact that Charlie Gasparino and I have drilled down on the House tax reform bill and the carve-out for private equity fund CEOs called “carried interest” that allows these very wealthy financiers to languish in the 20% tax bracket of us will pay 25 percent to 39+ percent.
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