|Born||New Jersey, U.S.|
|Occupation||News anchor, TV personality, accountant|
Tracy Byrnes is an American television business news anchor, journalist, and accountant who works for the Fox Business Network. Byrnes appears 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 FoxNews.com Live. She joined Fox Business Network as a reporter in October 2007 after being a recurring guest since 2005. She ended up her career at Foxbusiness in March 2015.
Early life and education
Byrnes, born into a Sicilian-American family, was raised in Northern New Jersey and is a 1992 Graduate of Lehigh University with a B.A. in Economics and two English minors. After college, Byrnes embarked on a career at Ernst & Young LLP as a senior accountant. Byrnes later advanced her education receiving a Master of Business Administration Degree in Accounting from Rutgers University Graduate School of Management.
Career as Columnist, Author
Byrnes began her financial journalism career in 1997. As a freelance business columnist, Byrnes has written columns for WSJ.com 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 TheStreet.com, 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.
Byrnes is divorced and the mother of three children, two girls and a boy, still receives alimony and yet considers herself a strong independent woman who doesn't need a man.