The Cost of Freedom
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|The Cost of Freedom|
"The most powerful business block on cable news"
|Genre||Business analysis programming|
|Presented by||Dagen McDowell
|Country of origin||United States|
|Location(s)||New York City|
|Running time||120 minutes (4 programs)|
|Original network||Fox News Channel
Fox Business Network
|Picture format||480i NTSC (SD), 720p (HD)|
|Original release||2001 – present|
|Related shows||Bulls & Bears
Cavuto on Business
Forbes on Fox
The Cost of Freedom is an American business program block on the Fox News Channel, which runs from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. ET Saturdays and several times throughout the weekend on sister network Fox Business Network, while a short seguments called Money Break air on FBN during weekend programming. The block consists of:
- Bulls & Bears, hosted by Dagen McDowell;
- Cavuto on Business, hosted by Neil Cavuto;
- Forbes on Fox, hosted by David Asman;
- Cashin' In, hosted by Eric Bolling.
The different shows have a number of different business analysts, some of which are exclusive to specific shows while others rotate between the shows (except for Forbes on Fox, which will feature a guest analyst on its "Makers and Breakers" segment, but not one from the rotating list).
On some weeks, the block may air live as one two-hour show if a big news or business-related story breaks out during the week. These special editions of The Cost Of Freedom are hosted by Cavuto or Asman if the former is not available.
Bulls & Bears
Gary B. Smith, Exemplar Capital managing partner Tobin Smith, ChangeWave Research editor Scott Bleier, HybridInvestors.com president Pat Dorsey, Morningstar.com director of stock research
Cavuto on Business The set for Your World
Ben Stein, author and TV personality Jim Rogers, author of Hot Commodities and co-founder of the Quantum Fund Gregg Hymowitz, Entrust Capital founder Jack Welch, former CEO of General Electric (Welch is not a regular analyst but his guest appearances are exclusive to this show) Dagen McDowell, Fox Business Network anchor and correspondent Jared A Levy, author, TV personality, Managing Partner at Belpointe Charles Payne, host of Making Money with Charles Payne on the Fox Business Network
Forbes on Fox
Neil Weinberg, Forbes senior editor Liz MacDonald, Forbes senior editor and Fox Business Network contributor Jim Michaels, Forbes editorial vice president Quentin Hardy, Forbes Silicon Valley bureau chief Steve Forbes, Forbes editor-in-chief John Rutledge, Forbes contributor Victoria Barret, Forbes associate editor Bill Baldwin, Forbes editor Mike Ozanian, Forbes editor Lea Goldman, Forbes editor
Wayne Rogers, Wayne Rogers & Company (and former actor) Jonathan Hoenig, Capitialist Hedge Fund LLC (and outspoken supporter of pro-capitalism views) Jonas Max Ferris, MAXfunds.com
Rotating Guest Analysts
Danielle Hughes, Divine Capital Markets president Tom Adkins, RE/MAX Fairlawn agent and former head of Common Conservatives Charles Payne, CEO of Wall Street Strategies Meredith Whitney, executive director at CIBC World Markets John "Bradshaw" Layfield, WWE personality and noted successful stock-market investor Bob Froehlich, chairman of Investor Strategy at Scudder Investments Gary Kaltbaum, president of Kaltbaum & Associates Steve Malzberg, Syndicated Radio Host Chris Lahiji, President of DailyTrends.com