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Brian Sullivan

Brian Sullivan
"Power Lunch" Co-Anchor

Brian Sullivan is co-anchor of CNBC's "Power Lunch" (M-F, 1PM-3PM ET) and the host of "Talking Numbers." He also writes for CNBC.com and the recently re-launched CNBC PRO.

He joined CNBC in May 2011 and is based at the network's Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, NJ. Sullivan has more than 15 years of financial broadcasting experience, having served as an anchor at Fox Business Network and prior to that as producer, reporter and anchor at Bloomberg Television.

He has twice been nominated for the prestigious Loeb Award. One for being recognized as among the first financial journalists to highlight the risks of the housing bubble in 2007, and the other for the 2013 CNBC documentary "America's Gun: The Rise of the AR-15."

Prior to joining Bloomberg in 1997, Sullivan traded chemical commodities for Mitsubishi International.

Sullivan has a B.A. in political science from Virginia Tech and a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. In 2015, he began a three-year term on the Alumni Board of Virginia Tech.

In his free time he is an avid race car driver with two SCCA divisional championships.

Follow Brian Sullivan on Twitter @SullyCNBC.


  • Street Talk: FB, AAL, & SCI

    "Power Lunch" host Brian Sullivan and his daughter Shea look at 3 stocks with analyst recommendations, including price target bumps for Facebook, and Morgan Stanley upgrading American Airlines.

  • Icahn: Apple stock 'still cheap'

    Carl Icahn, Chairman of Icahn Enterprises, talks about investing in Apple and that while China is his main concern, the company is still fundamentally good.

  • The Future of Entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech

    Brian Sullivan discusses the future of entrepreneurship at Virginia Tech, with President Timothy Sands.

  • Street Talk: LB, GILD, BLMN, & more

    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including two positive calls on L Brands, and Raymond James reiterating its outperform on Bloomin' Brands.

  • Trading Nation: Will it get worse for tech?

    Erin Gibbs of S&P Advisory, and Christopher Verrone of Strategas Research Partners LLC, discuss tech stocks and investing in the sector with Brian Sullivan.

  • Apple products cyber security

    Brian Sullivan says Apple's real problem is that it hasn't produced a truly new product in six years.

  • Street Talk: CAT, TCS, NEM & more

    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including two upgrades in as many days for Caterpillar, and RBC Capital Markets upgrading Newmont Mining.

  • The earnings game

    Discussing whether companies are guiding below where they think they'll actually report, and gaming earnings, with Jack Ablin, BMO Private Bank, and Brian Jacobsen, Wells Fargo Funds.

  • Rising yields, rising stocks?

    Susquehanna's Stacy Gilbert and Oppenheimer's Ari Wald discuss whether or not there will be an increase in interest rates with CNBC's Brian Sullivan.

  • Street Talk: Big analyst calls

    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Brian Sullivan look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including Medtronic and Pultegroup.

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