ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., February 20, 2008---CNBC's signature morning program, "Squawk Box," (6AM-9AM ET) is hitting the road for "Squawk Across America." 'Squawk Box" co-anchors Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla travel to Miami Beach, FL, Washington, DC, Atlanta, and Boston where they will meet with the biggest names in business and politics in some of the most important cities.
"Squawk Across America" kicks off on Friday, February 22nd, live from Loews Miami Beach. The program will focus on the once red-hot condo and real estate markets and analyze how this city is booming because of its ties to South America as well as the weak U.S. dollar. "Squawk Box" will also examine tourism in America's favorite playground--Miami Beach--and discuss what the developments in Cuba this week mean for investors.
"Squawk Box" is the ultimate "pre-market" morning news and talk program. With a unique sense of street smarts and wit, the program mixes business news with an unscripted and fast-paced exchange of banter. Anchored by CNBC's Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla, "Squawk Box" brings Wall Street to Main Street and is a "must see" for everyone from the professional trader to the casual investor.
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The next stop on the four-city "Squawk Across America" tour is Washington DC on Friday, March 28th. Dates for Atlanta, GA and Boston, MA will be announced shortly.
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