Eric Bolling is a former co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Five (weekdays 9-10PM/ET). He serves as the host of Cashin' In (Saturdays 11:30AM-12PM/ET), an analysis program on FNC's weekend business block, The Cost of Freedom. Bolling joined the network in 2008.
On "The Five," Bolling is one of seven rotating personalities who discuss, debate and at times debunk the hot news stories, controversies and issues of the day. Additionally, he serves as a commodities contributor to both FNC and Fox Business Network (FBN), specializing in the economy. Previously, he served as host of FBN's Follow the Money, Happy Hour as well as FoxNews.com's Strategy Room. Prior to joining FBN, Bolling helped launch and was an original panelist on CNBC's Fast Money.
Before embarking on a television career in business news, Bolling was an independent trader based out of the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) specializing in crude oil, gold and agricultural commodities. Bolling also served on the NYMEX's Board of Directors for five years, and subsequently acted as a strategic adviser there.
Bolling was named the Maybach Man of the Year in 2007 and one of Trader Monthly's Top Traders in 2007 and 2008. A graduate of Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida, he was awarded a fellowship to Duke University's School of Public Policy. Bolling was also drafted by and played for the Pittsburgh Pirates.