CNBC had considerable difficulty getting cable carriage at first, as many providers were skeptical of placing it alongside the longer-established Financial News Network.By the winter of 1990, CNBC was only in 17 million homes – less than half of FNN's potential reach – despite having the muscle of NBC standing behind it.The project - envisioned by co-founder Steve Jobs before his death - could lead to 'breakthrough' wearable devices that detect the disease and monitor blood-sugar levels.It is described as the 'holy grail' of life sciences, because it's difficult to monitor blood sugar without breaking the skin.Apple is known more for trend setting technology than for advances in medicine.
Occasionally, sales bumps on the program are mentioned.
Credits CNBCers Kyle Remaly, Keith Greenwood, Bryan Russo, Laura Koski, Kat Ricker, George Manessis, Heather Butler, Chris Schwartz, Candy "Props" Cheng, Kate Welsh, Jackie Fabozzi, Tim Dewald, Kareem Bynes, Justin Johansky, Henry Fraga, Brian Steel, Jen Dauble, Tom Clendenin, Steve Smith, Aisha Royall, Erin Burnett and Regina Gilgan in Getting Back to Even. Had stints at Dallas Morning News, Newsday, Tampa Tribune, The Bond Buyer, Bond World.
(Jim Cramer Twitter.) Toughest reporter on the Street, legendary ex-CNBCer, now The Franchise at Fox Business; impact waning on low-rated channel. Wrote for Wall Street Journal from 1995-2004 before joining Newsweek, then CNBC as "on-air editor." Former amateur boxer. Favorite restaurant said to be Elaine's of Manhattan.
Couple sold New Jersey home and bought new one in 1999 after zoning board rejected plan to convert driveway to yard, per Howard Kurtz.
Couple divorced in 2009; girlfriend in February 2014 is Lisa Detwiler. Spoke of being dishwasher at Silver Moon restaurant in Yorktown Heights.