Amanda Drury is co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch" (M-F, 1PM-3PM ET) where she is based at the network's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. She is also host of the popular CNBC segment "Power Pitch" and a daily contributor to MSNBC.
Previously, Drury was co-anchor of CNBC's "Street Signs."
Drury has been a business and financial journalist for more than 15 years. She joined CNBC U.S. in May 2010 from CNBC Australia in Sydney, where she had been anchor on two of the network's signature morning business programs, "Squawk Box" and "CNBC's Cash Flow."
Prior to that, she was based at the CNBC Asia Pacific headquarters in Singapore as an anchor for numerous shows such as "Squawk Box," "Market Watch" and "Business Centre Australia." In addition to tracking the markets and speaking with business and political leaders across the region, Drury had hosted various feature programs for the network, including the personal finance show "Grow Your Wealth," which she pioneered and the technology-focused "Generation-e." She was twice nominated as "Best News Anchor" at the Asian Television Awards.
Prior to joining CNBC, Drury was a television and radio anchor for Bloomberg in Tokyo.
She also has held various radio posts at Sydney radio stations. She began her career in Japan working in international relations.
Drury holds a bachelor's in Fine Arts, French and Japanese from Melbourne University.
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CNBC anchors, corporate leaders and even New Jersey Governor Chris Christie participated in the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness for ALS, or Lou Gehrig's disease. The ALS Association reports receiving $9.5 million from July 29th to August 15th of this year.
Low oil will stick around for about 18 months, but Alberta premier Jim Prentice said the region's economy is resilient.
The financial sector's drop provides a window to snatch up stocks at cheap prices, an analyst said.
With U.S. Treasury yields essentially in the gutter, investors seeking yield should turn here, Pimco's Mark Kiesel said.
A global oversupply in oil and lack of storage make it very likely that oil will slide into the $30s, Citi's Ed Morse told CNBC.