The Money Wheel
|The Money Wheel|
|Country of origin||United States|
|Original run||April 17, 1989 – January 16, 1998|
|Followed by||10am to 12 noon:
2 to 3pm:
The Money Wheel was a business news television program aired on weekdays on the CNBC network from its inception in 1989 until 1998. Initially, The Money Wheel covered almost all of the channel's business day hours, airing continuously from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET each day. The show's hours were later cut back to 10 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 3 p.m. ET as other programs were introduced to the schedule. The show gave viewers the latest market action on Wall Street as the trading day progressed.
Regular segments included Taking Stock where viewers could phone-in and ask the guest analysts' recommendations on certain stocks.
As a result of CNBC's alliance with Dow Jones, the show was renamed Market Watch in the morning and was replaced by an extended Street Signs in the afternoon. At the time, most segments remained the same.
CNBC's two main international channels, CNBC Europe and CNBC Asia aired regional versions of the programme to give viewers live action on regional markets.
- Carter, Bill (April 10, 1989). "THE MEDIA BUSINESS: Television; NBC Walks Into a Cable Minefield". The New York Times. Retrieved 2007-10-19.
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