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Mark Haines

Co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street"

Veteran anchor Mark Haines, a fixture on CNBC for 22 years, died unexpectedly May 25, 2011. He was 65 years old.

Mark Haines was the co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street," which broadcast live from the New York Stock Exchange. Part of the CNBC team since 1989, Haines was the founding anchor of the network's signature morning show, "Squawk Box," and helped develop its format.

A broadcast veteran who served as a news anchor for KYW-TV in Philadelphia, WABC-TV in New York, and WPRI-TV in Providence, Haines joined CNBC in 1989.

Haines had 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."

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  • Mark Haines: Tom Rogers Remembers Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 3:00 PM ET
    In Memoriam: Mark Haines

    Part of having been so privileged to have been the first president of NBC cable and one of the founders of CNBC, was having Mark part of the original team that made CNBC the huge brand it has become.

  • Mark Haines: CME Group Remembers Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 2:57 PM ET
    In Memoriam: Mark Haines

    All of us at CME Group are extremely saddened by the loss of Mark Haines.  He was a true media pioneer who put financial reporting at the forefront of the 24 hour news cycle. We have enjoyed the opportunities we have had to work with him in the past.

  • Mark Haines: Hampton Pearson Remembers Wednesday, 25 May 2011 | 2:44 PM ET
    In Memoriam: Mark Haines

    Vintage Mark Haines was his creation of the Alan Greenspan "brief case indicator" on Federal Reserve meeting days.  What began in the mind of Mark Haines as a satire on the mystery and opaque workings of the Federal Reserve....took on a life of its own.