Liz MacDonald of Fox Business on 2011 Christmas Shopping

By the Price of Business, US Daily Review Radio Partner.

Will 2011 be of good cheer for business?

Recently Kevin Price, Host of the Price of Business and Publisher/Editor in Chief of US Daily Review, interviewed frequent guest (and Fox Business personality) Liz MacDonald on the Occupy movement, other major business stories of 2011, and what to expect as far as shopping levels for this season.  The Price of Business airs Monday through Friday at 8 pm on Bloomberg’s home in Houston, Texas.

Prior to joining FBN, MacDonald was a senior editor at Forbes Magazine, where she covered stock market and earnings news and created “The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women” annual list. She was also a regular guest on the FOX News Channel (FNC), appearing on “Forbes on Fox,” “Your World with Neil Cavuto” and “The O’Reilly Factor.”

Before Forbes, MacDonald covered stock market, earnings and accounting abuses for The Wall Street Journal’s Money & Investing section, with front page stories and Heard on the Street columns. MacDonald was one of the first journalists in the country to sound the alarm about the coming wave of accounting scandals in the mid-nineties, and also broke stories on, for example, Scientology’s secret settlement with the IRS and the Kennedys’ use of the IRS to target political enemies.

Prior to that, MacDonald was a financial editor for Worth magazine and covered the IRS and taxes for Money magazine. Members of Congress have noted an award-winning investigative series MacDonald reported on IRS abuses led to improved taxpayer rights and reforms at the agency. MacDonald was also called in to testify before Congress about IRS abuses.

Recognized as one of the top prize-winning business journalists in the country, MacDonald has received 14 awards, including the top prize in business journalism, the Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business Journalism (and won a nomination in an ensuing year); the Society of Professional Journalists’ Award for Outstanding Public Service reporting; and the Newswomen’s Club of New York Front Page Award for Excellence in Investigative Journalism.

MacDonald is a native of Rockville Centre, New York.

Here is that interview in its entirety from the Price of Business show.

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