ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 16, 2009-On Friday, July 17th, CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will broadcast a special edition of its signature morning program, "Squawk Box" (6AM-9AM ET), live from Sag Harbor, NY-where Wall Street spends its summers.
CNBC's Becky Quick will anchor live from The Beacon in Sag Harbor Cove and Joe Kernen and Carl Quintanilla will anchor live from CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
The program will focus on the markets, real estate and the economy with some of the biggest names in the business including billionaire investor Ron Baron, Founder of Baron Capital Group Inc.; Real Estate Mogul and Obama Campaign Finance Committee Member Don Peebles, The Peebles Corporation CEO & Chairman; Former PaineWebber Chairman & CEO Don Maron; Former New York State Insurance Department Superintendent Eric Dinallo and BankUnited CEO John Kanas.
"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.
For more information and additional web features and stories log on to: www.cnbc.com.
CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news, providing real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 340 million homes worldwide, including more than 95 million households in the United States and Canada. The network's Business Day programming (weekdays from 5:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and also includes reports from CNBC news bureaus worldwide. Additionally, CNBC viewers can manage their individual investment portfolios and gain additional in-depth information from on-air reports by accessing http://www.cnbc.com.
Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://nbcumv.com/cnbc/.