Veteran CNBC anchor and "Squawk Box" commentator Mark Haines died unexpectedly at his home Tuesday night -- CNBC has confirmed. CNBC President Mark Hoffman released a statement calling Haines a… READ MORE >
Mark Haines (Born April 19, 1946 - May 24, 2011) is the former host of the CNBC show Squawk Box. Haines now appears on Squawk on the Street (which airs from 9-11am ET). Co-host Erin Burnett moved on to CNN, with May 6th, 2011 being her last show with Haines. Squawk on the Street was expanded from one hour to two on July 19, 2007, when then co-anchor Liz Claman of the highly popular Morning Call abruptly left to co-anchor Fox Business on the Fox Business Network alongside co-anchor David Asman. Haines also does a financial segment prior to the market open each day on MSNBC's Morning Joe. Haines grew up in Oyster Bay, NY, and now resides in Monmouth county, New Jersey. He attended Denison University and the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is a member of the New Jersey bar association.