The Ticker: Quintanilla, McDowell, Newschannel…

By Chris Ariens 

> CNBC’s Carl Quintanilla is in Israel. He’ll report on the 60th anniversary of the state through a business perspective; from the Tel Aviv stock exchange to green business, to running a company on the missile-plenty Gaza border.

> FBN’s Dagen McDowell is profiled in Southern Beauty magazine. Because she is. (She’s from Brookneal, VA). Her personal financial advice: “Keep it simple and keep it cheap. Don’t get caught up in too many complicated investments; a few mutual funds are fine.”

> The NYTimes’ Bill Carter breaks the news that NBC flagship WNBC is launching a 24-hour news network called “New York’s Newschannel” this fall. The channel will use existing WNBC personnel who will “undergo extensive retraining, and would likely be working different shifts.” WNBC, which had been known as Newschannel 4, recently returned to the brand “News 4 New York.”