Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box" (M-F, 6AM-9AM ET). Quick is also anchor of the nationally syndicated "On the Money."
Quick is known for her hard-hitting interviews and profiles of some of the world's richest and most influential investors, including Warren Buffett, Bill Gates, Alan Greenspan, T. Boone Pickens, Jamie Dimon, Charlie Munger and many others. She also has interviewed three U.S. presidents and has hosted panels at some of the most prestigious conferences in the world such as the Microsoft CEO Conference, Fortune's Most Powerful Women's Conference and the Allen & Co. Sun Valley Media Conference. Quick also authors a regular column for Fortune magazine as well as contributes to CNBC.com.
Previously, Quick, a seven-year veteran of The Wall Street Journal, covered the Wall Street beat for CNBC as part of the network's partnership with Dow Jones.
Prior to joining CNBC in February 2001, Quick covered various beats for The Wall Street Journal, including retail, e-commerce and the Internet. She also played a crucial role in the launch of The Wall Street Journal Online, while serving as the site's International news editor.
She graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J., and previously served on the board of The Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital.
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Warren Buffett's live appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box on February 27, 2012 generated some headlines as he said single-family houses are a bargain right now, revealed Wells Fargo is his favorite bank stock, and recalled the advice he gave Steve Jobs a couple of years ago on what to do with Apple's cash. You can read the entire three-hour conversation in this downloadable PDF transcript.
During his live "Ask Warren" appearance on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Warren Buffett recounted some advice he gave to Apple CEO Steve Jobs several years ago. Jobs, however, did not take that advice.
Warren Buffett says along with equities, single-family homes are a very attractive investment right now. Appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box, Buffett tells Becky Quick he'd buy up single family homes if it were practical to do so. He also revealed he put 175 million euros into each of eight European stocks on behalf of Berkshire Hathaway at the end of 2011.
Appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box, Warren Buffett revealed for the first time that he had bought $10.7 billion worth of IBM common stock this year for Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio. Why did Buffett, who famously avoids technology companies, make such a big bet on Big Blue? You can read his explanation, along with his views on many other topics, in this downloadable PDF transcript of Buffett's entire three-hour interview.
Warren Buffett says it's not clear Europe has the will or ability to do "whatever it takes" to resolve its debt crisis. Appearing live on CNBC's Squawk Box this morning, Buffett says he looks at European sovereign debt every day but has not gotten back into it.
Warren Buffett says there's no question that the United States' debt is still AAA and that he's not changing his mind about Treasurys based on S&P's downgrade.
Warren Buffett will be live from Sun Valley tomorrow (Thursday) morning at 8am ET with Becky Quick on CNBC's Squawk Box. He's in Idaho for the annual Allen & Company conference that attracts big media moguls who often wind up making deals.
Markets seem to be be moving higher and shirking off bad news no matter what, strategist Michael Farr says.
If you’re not in one of these categories, you’re going to have a really hard time, retail analyst Dana Telsey says.
"We are a soft target," says Bill Taubman, COO of Taubman Centers. "However, we have extensive security."
Former NYC Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik says terrorists will eventually attempt a Paris-style attack in the US.