Join Janet Alvarez for a roundup of top business news during a new weekly show

Start your week with a refresher of the latest business headlines and trends with the brand-new The Business Briefing show, hosted by Janet Alvarez, on Business Radio (Ch. 132). New episodes of The Business Briefing will air every Monday from 9 to 10am ET, covering the top business news of the day. Guests include Marty Walsh, United States Secretary of Labor; Phil Murphy, Governor of New Jersey; Andy Slavitt, Former Biden White House Sr. Advisor for Covid Response; and many more. Scroll for the full guest list.

Janet Alvarez is the Executive Editor at WiseBread, a CNBC & Telemundo contributor, and a Harvard Visiting Nieman Fellow. Alvarez is a formidable consumer advocate and veteran bilingual financial journalist. In her over 15 years in financial journalism, Janet has served as Director of News & Social Media for Univision; Contributing Editor & Video Host for TheStreet.com; podcast host for TIME Inc. and Charles Schwab’s Insights & Ideas podcast; Managing Editor of Mint.com and Quicken; US News Editor for Reuters-BreakingViews; and an anchor/reporter for the nationally syndicated news program First Business. She was also Director of Communications at PEAK6 Investments, a major options trading firm, where she was instrumental in the launch of WeSeed.com and OptionsHouse brokerage.

Alvarez has interviewed countless Fortune 1000 CEOs and CFOs, political luminaries and major fund managers, and has written on everything from derivatives and corporate finance to basic budgeting and savings techniques. She is a sought-after commentator who is regularly quoted by most major financial publications, appears regularly on radio and television programming and is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer on personal finance and investing topics at universities, conferences and roundtables.

Alvarez holds an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, an MBA from the Thunderbird School at Arizona State University and a certificate from the Wharton Business School’s Business Journalism Seminars.


Special Guests Include:

Secretary Marty Walsh – United States Secretary of Labor

Governor Phil Murphy – Governor of New Jersey

Reid Hoffman – Co-Founder and Former CEO of LinkedIn

Andy Slavitt – Former Biden White House Sr. Advisor for Covid Response

Michael Saylor – Chairman and CEO of MicroStrategy

Alejandra Castillo – Assistant Secretary of Commerce

Margaret Mary Wilson – Chief Medical Officer at UnitedHealth Group

Steve Forbes – Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes Media

Tim O’Reilly – Founder and CEO of O’Reilly Media

Josh Brown – CEO of Ritholtz Wealth

Austan Goolsbee – University Chicago Professor and Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers for Obama

Lisa Abramowicz – Bloomberg Television and Bloomberg Radio Host

Rosie Rios – 43rd Treasurer of the United States (Obama), Co-Host of Unicorn Hunters on Amazon Prime Video

Ian Bremmer – President of the Eurasia Group

Danielle DiMartino Booth – CEO and Chief Strategist of Quill Intelligence

Stephanie Kelton – Leading Expert on Modern Monetary Theory

Steve Blank – American Entrepreneur, Educator and Author

Michael Gayed – Founder of the LeadLag Report

Barry Ritholtz – Chair of Ritholtz Wealth Management

Anthony Scaramucci – Founder of SkyBridge Capital

Rayhaneh Sharif-Askary – Head of Investor Relations at Grayscale Capital

Liz Ann Sonders – Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab

Dr. Eric Topol – Founder and Director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute

Sven Henrich – Founder at Northman Trader

Dan Primack – Business Editor at Axios

Clayton Rubensaal – EVP at American Express

Seth Harlon – Sr. Fellow at Center for American Progress and Special Assistant to Obama for Econ Policy

Helene Meisler – Columnist at Real Money

Paul Romer – Nobel Prize-winning Economist and NYU Professor

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