Cable business channel CNBC host Mark Haines, 65, died on Wednesday, the channel reported.
He died unexpectedly, CNBC reported.
CNBC President Mark Hoffman said Haines died at his home. Traders at the New York Stock Exchange paused for a moment of silence after hearing the news, according to the report.
Mark loved CNBC and we loved him back. He will be deeply missed, Hoffman ssaid in an e-mail to employees.
Haines was the co-anchor of the channel’s “Squawk on the Street” and had been with CNBC since 1989.
Haines had previously served as an anchor at local stations in Philadelphia, New York and Providence, Rhode Island.
Haines graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and was licensed as a lawyer in New Jersey.