Join Janet Alvarez for a Roundup of Business News on Her Daily Show

Catch the latest breaking business news everyday with Janet Alvarez and guests across politics, media, ecommerce, and more.

Jackie Kolgraf
January 30, 2023

Start your days with insight into the biggest business headlines and trends of the day with “The Business Briefing” show, hosted by Janet Alvarez on Business Radio (Ch. 132).

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Previous guests include Kevin O’Leary, star of “Shark Tank”; Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab; Anthony Scaramucci, Founder of SkyBridge; Chris Sununu, Governor of New Hampshire; and many more.

The Business Briefing

How to listen

New episodes of “The Business Briefing” air weekdays from 9–10am ET on Business Radio, covering the top business news of the day.

Stream previous episode anytime on the SiriusXM app.

About the host

Janet Alvarez is the Executive Editor at WiseBread, a CNBC & Telemundo contributor, and a Harvard Visiting Nieman Fellow. Alvarez is a formidable consumer advocate and veteran bilingual financial journalist.

In her over 15 years in financial journalism, Janet has served as Director of News & Social Media for Univision; Contributing Editor & Video Host for; podcast host for TIME Inc. and Charles Schwab’s “Insights & Ideas” podcast; Managing Editor of and Quicken; US News Editor for “Reuters-BreakingViews”; and an anchor/reporter for the nationally syndicated news program “First Business.” She was also Director of Communications at PEAK6 Investments, a major options trading firm, where she was instrumental in the launch of and OptionsHouse brokerage.

Alvarez has interviewed countless Fortune 1000 CEOs and CFOs, political luminaries and major fund managers, and has written on everything from derivatives and corporate finance to basic budgeting and savings techniques. She is a sought-after commentator who is regularly quoted by most major financial publications, appears regularly on radio and television programming and is a frequent speaker and guest lecturer on personal finance and investing topics at universities, conferences and roundtables.

Alvarez holds an undergraduate degree from Northwestern University, an MBA from the Thunderbird School at Arizona State University and a certificate from the Wharton Business School’s Business Journalism Seminars.

Special Guests Include:

First Month:

Matt Murray – Editor in Chief of The Wall Street Journal

Michael Santoli – CNBC Senior Markets Commentator

Helene Meisler – Columnist at Real Money

Ben Armstrong – Investor, YouTuber and Crypto Influencer

John Bollinger – President of Bollinger Capital Management, Creator of Bollinger Bands

Shane Parrish – Bestselling Author and Founder of The Knowledge Project

John Herbst – Former US Ambassador to Ukraine, Senior Director of the Atlantic Council’s Eurasia Center

Andy Slavitt – Administrator of Medicare and Medicaid under Obama, Biden COVID Advisor, Host of In The Bubble Podcast

Eric Topol – Founder of the Scripps Research Translational Institute

Brad Feld – Co-Founder of Foundry

Maelle Gavet – CEO of Techstars

Thomas Lee – Co-Founder and Head of Research at FS Insight

Tom Frieden – President and CEO of Resolve To Save Lives, Former CDC Director and NYC Health Commissioner

Kevin O’Leary – Star of Shark Tank, Founder of O’Leary Funds

Howard Lindzon – General Partner at Social Leverage, Co-Founder of Stocktwits, Seed Funder of Robinhood

Benedict Evans – Venture Partner at Entrepreneur First and Mosaic Ventures

Jurrien Timmer – Global Head of Macro at Fidelity

Aswath Damodaran – Professor at Stern School of Business at New York University

Brian Feroldi – Founder of Long Term Mindset

Samantha LaDuc – Founder of Laduc Trading

Lisa Abramowicz – Host of Bloomberg Surveillance on Bloomberg TV and Bloomberg Radio

Jonah Lupton – Founder of Lupton Capital

Sven Henrich – Founder of Northman Trader

Don Graves – U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce

Miguel Cardona – U.S. Secretary of Education

Jim Justice – Governor of West Virginia

Chris Sununu – Governor of New Hampshire

Andy Beshear – Governor of Kentucky

Dick Durbin – U.S. Senate Majority Whip

Aaron Levie – CEO of Box

Grant Cardone – Author, Entrepreneur, Host of the Cardone Zone on SiriusXM

Darren Rovell – Leading Sports Business Reporter at The Action Network

Anthony Scaramucci – Founder of SkyBridge


Danielle DiMartino Booth – CEO of Quill Intelligence

Fred Kempe – President and CEO of the Atlantic Council

Michael Sonnenschein – CEO of Grayscale Investments

Steve Hanke – Economist at Johns Hopkins, Director of the Troubled Currencies Project at the Cato Institute, Former Member of Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers

Liz Ann Sonders – Chief Investment Strategist at Charles Schwab

Eric Garland – Geopolitical Analyst, Advisor to Governments and Corporations

Michael Gayed – Founder of the Lead Lag Report

Felix Salmon – Chief Financial Correspondent on Axios

Scott Redler – Chief Strategist T3Live and T3TradingGroup

Stephanie Link – Chief Investment Strategist and Portfolio Manager at Hightower

Ryan Detrick – Chief Market Strategist at Carson Group

Adam Ozimek – Chief Economist at the Economic Innovation Group

Josh Young – Chief Investment Officer & Founder of Bison Interests, top-trading Oil and Gas firm

Robin Wigglesworth – Editor at Financial Times

Dave Sekera – Morningstar Chief Market Strategist

Dr. Adam Posen – President of Peterson Institute for International Economics