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Eamon Javers

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CNBC Washington Reporter

Eamon Javers joined CNBC in June 2010 as a Washington reporter based at the bureau in the nation's capital. He appears on CNBC's Business Day programming.

Previously, Javers was a White House reporter for Politico, where he covered the intersection of Wall Street and Washington. He conducted investigations of the administration's financial bailouts and economic stimulus efforts, broke news about the presidency of Barack Obama and authored trend stories on Washington.

Prior to joining Politico, Javers was a Washington correspondent for BusinessWeek magazine writing extensively about Washington lobbying, including the Jack Abramoff scandal and unearthed previously unknown incidents of corporate espionage. He also was an on-air correspondent for CNBC, where he covered the intersection of business and politics. Javers' articles have appeared in Fortune, Money, Congressional Quarterly and Slate.com. He began his career at The Hill, a weekly newspaper (and website) covering Congress.

Javers is author of the book "Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage," which revealed a never-before-reported CIA policy allowing active-duty officers to moonlight in the private sector.

He has appeared as an analyst on each of the major broadcast networks, all of the major cable television news networks, "News Hour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS, the BBC and National Public Radio. He also is a regular panelist on "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill" on PBS.

In 2014, Javers was named a finalist in the Gerald Loeb Awards explanatory category for his coverage of how market-moving financial data is released. In 2006, Javers received an Award of Distinction in investigative journalism from the Medill School of Journalism. He graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.

Follow Eamon Javers on Twitter @EamonJavers.


  • Will Twitter IPO change the company? Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 10:02 AM ET
    Will Twitter IPO change the company?

    CNBC's Eamon Javers takes a look at how Twitter was able to file its IPO in secret. Bruno Del Ama, Global FX Funds, and Lance Ulanoff, Mashable editor-in-chief, discuss Twitter's next steps to monetizing its business model. Also, an update on Twitter's IPO, with CNBC's Julia Boorstin.

  • How much is Twitter worth? Friday, 13 Sep 2013 | 7:30 AM ET
    How much is Twitter worth?

    A new rule under the "JOBS" Act may make it more difficult for investors to determine how much the social website is worth because companies with less than a billion dollars in revenues can keep the details of their finances hidden for now, reports Eamon Javers.

  • SEC meets with exchanges Thursday, 12 Sep 2013 | 10:31 AM ET
    SEC meets with exchanges

    The Securities & Exchange Commission is meeting with the heads of the various exchanges today following a trading glitch at the Nasdaq, reports CNBC's Eamon Javers.

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