Tracy Byrnes

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Tracy Byrnes
Born1970 (age 48–49)
OccupationNews anchor, TV personality, accountant

Tracy Byrnes (born 1970) is an American television business news anchor, journalist, and accountant who worked for the Fox Business Network.[1] Byrnes appeared as a recurring panelist on Fox Business Channel stocks and investment news programs Cashin' In, Bulls & Bears and Your World with Neil Cavuto. She formerly hosted the 1 P.M. ET weekday FBN Live on Live. She joined Fox Business Network as a reporter in October 2007 after being a recurring guest since 2005. She left Fox Business Network in March 2015.

Early life and education[edit]

Byrnes, born into a Sicilian-American family,[2] was raised in Northern New Jersey and is a 1992 Graduate of Lehigh University with a B.A. in Economics and two English minors.[3] After college, Byrnes embarked on a career at Ernst & Young LLP as a senior accountant. Byrnes later advanced her education receiving her M.B.A. in Accounting from Rutgers University Graduate School of Management.

Career as Columnist, Author[edit]

Byrnes began her financial journalism career in 1997. As a freelance business columnist, Byrnes has written columns for and the New York Post and her work has appeared in SmartMoney and on CBS Marketwatch. Prior to freelancing, she spent four years as a senior writer for,[4] where she worked alongside Dagen McDowell. In 2008, Byrnes released her first book, Break Down Your Money: How to Get Beyond the Noise to Profit in the Markets. In 2015 Byrnes founded the Wine focused content site


Byrnes is divorced. She's a mother of three children, two girls and a boy.


  1. ^ "FBN Live March 11, 2012".
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  3. ^ "Dean's Advisory Council profile, College of Business and Economics". Lehigh University.
  4. ^ Tracy Byrnes bio at

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