CNBC has enjoyed a ratings boost this month from the last-minute debt ceiling agreement, the...

|By:, SA News Editor

CNBC has enjoyed a ratings boost this month from the last-minute debt ceiling agreement, the S&P downgrade of the U.S. debt rating, and concern over the stability of European banks. Through the first two weeks of August, CNBC averaged 378,000 at-home viewers during U.S. market hours, up sharply from 224,000 in July.