Eric Bolling currently serves as co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Five (weekdays 5-6PM/ET). He also 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 part of a roundtable ensemble of FNC personalities who discuss, debate and even 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.
While at FNC, Bolling has served as co-host of FNC’s New Year's Eve special, All-American New Year, in both 2015 and 2016. 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 in the 22nd round of the 1984 Major League Baseball Draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates and was assigned to their affiliate in the rookie-level Gulf Coast League.