For the First Time, Bullard Provides Instant Reaction and Analysis to Critical Jobs Number
ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., October 5, 2010—CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, will broadcast a special edition of CNBC’s “Squawk Box” (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET), live from inside the St. Louis Federal Reserve on Friday, October 8th. Co-anchors Joe Kernen, Becky Quick and Carl Quintanilla and CNBC’s Senior Economics Reporter Steve Liesman will speak to some of the biggest names on the front line of business. And, for the first time, special guest host James Bullard, St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank President will react live to the day’s critical jobs number coming out that morning.
In addition to the jobs report—the final report before the pivotal mid-term elections—the program will focus on the Fed’s next move, economic recovery and taxes. Guests include Fred Smith, Chairman & CEO, FedEx; David Peacock, President, Anheuser-Busch; Andrew Taylor, Chairman & CEO, Enterprise Rent-A-Car; James Weddle, CEO, Edward Jones; and Ronald Kruszewski, Chairman & CEO, Stifel, Nicolaus & Co.
"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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