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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), one of the network's longest running programs, as well as the host of the daily investing program "Trading Nation." He is also a frequent guest on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and other NBC properties.

In his 20 years of financial journalism and television experience, Sullivan has reported from five continents. He has been twice 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 CNBC, Sullivan served as an anchor at Fox Business News as well as a producer, reporter and anchor for Bloomberg Television.

Sullivan has a B.A. in political science from Virginia Tech, where he serves on the Alumni Board, as well as a law degree from Brooklyn Law School. In his free time he is an avid race car driver with two SCCA divisional championships.


  • What jobs report means for the election

    Bill Rogers, Rutgers University Professor and Former Labor Dept. Chief Economist, and Diana Furchtgott-Roth, Manhattan Institute Senior Fellow, discuss what the October jobs report means for the presidential race.

  • Trading Nation: S&P sees string of losses

    Rich Ross, Evercore ISI, and David Seaburg, Cowen & Co., discuss the S&P 500's losing streak with Brian Sullivan.

  • Prime-age men not at work: What are they doing instead?

    Nicholas Eberstadt, American Enterprise Institute, and Jared Bernstein, former chief economist & economic policy adviser to Vice President Biden, weigh in on a new study indicating that more than 7 million men between the ages of 24 to 54 are not working.

  • Trading Nation: High-yielding stocks slide

    Chad Morganlander, Stifel Nicolaus, and Craig Johnson, Piper Jaffray, discuss the performance of high-yielding stocks with Brian Sullivan.

  • Election-proof portfolio: Finding safety in markets

    David Lebovitz, JPMorgan Asset Management global market strategist, and Bob Doll, Nuveen Asset Management chief equity strategist and senior portfolio manager, discuss how investors should position their portfolios ahead of the election.

  • A Fed look ahead

    CNBC's Steve Liesman discusses what he is watching ahead of the Fed's two-day policy meeting outcome.

  • Trading Nation: Small cap stocks slide

    Eddy Elfenbein, Crossing Wall Street blog, and Ari Wald, Oppenheimer, discuss small cap stock performance with Brian Sullivan.

  • NJ gas tax hike

    Tom Kloza, Oil Price Information Service co-founder and Global Head of Energy Analysis, weighs in on the Colonial Pipeline in explosion in Alabama, and the gas tax hike in New Jersey.

  • Lutz: Tesla's stock will go nowhere but south

    Bob Lutz, former GM vice chairman, VLF Automotive CEO and CNBC Contributor, weighs in on October's solid auto sales, General Motors and Tesla.

  • Apple TV, Apple Store

    Andy Hargreaves, Pacific Crest Securities senior research analyst, discusses where he sees flaws in Apple TV, and possible improvements.

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