Beyond CNBC: More Thoughts on Mark Haines' Passing

The passing of Mark Haines reverberated beyond CNBC .....


"This is a major shock, and many in the media and on Wall Street are devastated by the news," wrote Business Insider. "His sometimes combative line of questioning to guests was loved by everyone. He once famously got Barney Frank to just walk off the network during an interview, an event that only got people to like Mark even more."

"Very sad news." — Dealbreaker

He was the best in the business as I've said here numerous times on my blog. I didn't know him personally but having watched him every morning for more than a decade, it feels awful to know he won't be on tomorrow. — The Reformed Broker

For years, Mr. Haines was one of the prominent faces of CNBC, often serving as a jocular emcee for the morning market activity. — Dealbook

"Mark Haines' at his best: forcing corrupt frauds and/or divas to walk off the show." —ZeroHedge

"I loved watching him. He stood out because he was authentic. He was authentic because he actually had an opinion. He was willing to disagree with guests and challenge their unverified “talking points.” And not just in a polite way but in a direct and passionate way...

Mark Haines: we miss you — and we need you like we’ve never needed you before. Rest in Peace and thank you for the memories." — Forbes