Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Maria Bartiromo (WSC '89) - 15th Anniversary of Her First NYSE Broadcast

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Maria Bartiromo, prominent CNBC anchor, was the first person to broadcast live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Today marks the 15th anniversary of that broadcast and Ms. Bartiromo celebrated the occasion by ringing the opening bell at the NYSE.

During these last 15 years, Ms. Bartiromo has become an accomplished business reporter and she has witnessed the highs and lows of the financial industry. Her new book, The Weekend That Changed Wall Street: An Eyewitness Account, reveals her perspective on the historic weekend in September 2008 when the financial world collapsed. The book will be released in early September.

Please click here to read more about Maria Bartiromo and her experiences as a reporter on Wall Street.

Photo courtesy of www.cnbc.com.