Jannarone is a senior writer for CNBC, which he joined in January 2014. He writes financial analysis and news, focusing on media, consumer products, luxury, and technology. He most recently worked at the Wall Street Journal. There for five years, he reported and wrote stories on global consumer products, technology and hedge funds for the widely followed investment-focused section "Heard on the Street." In addition, Jannarone spent a year as the lead corporate reporter, overseeing financial coverage of the major United States media companies.
Prior, Jannarone spent two years as the Deputy Bureau Chief at the Dow Jones Newswires Singapore Bureau, where he managed a team of six reporters and contributed to stories covering Southeast Asia. Before becoming a journalist, Jannarone was a trader at The Hartnett Group, developing trading strategies for a $100 million derivatives portfolio. Jannarone launched his career as an investment banking analyst at Morgan Stanley. Heholds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Princeton University, where he graduated Cum Laude. He speaks Japanese and spent several months studying in Kyoto under a Stanford University program.
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