Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box." 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 says that Berkshire Hathaway is buying shares in two U.S. companies and will continue to buy them today, especially if they become cheaper in today's global stock sell-off. As usual, he's not naming those stocks, but does say they are names that are already in the Berkshire portfolio.
Warren Buffett is preparing for the main event of this year's annual meeting with tens of thousands of Berkshire Hathaway shareholders: tomorrow's (Saturday) marathon question-and-answer session at Omaha's CenturyLink Center arena. The recent announcement that he'll be treated for an early stage of prostate cancer is sure to be a major topic, along with continued questions about the company's succession plans.
News that Warren Buffett has been diagnosed with Stage One prostate cancer has once again fueled the long-running guessing game on who will be running Berkshire Hathaway in the (Buffett hopes) far future. Here are some of the leading candidates.
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.
Former Shell Oil President John Hofmeister lashes out at Gov. Andrew Cuomo on his decision to ban fracking in New York state.
The U.S. should target foreign companies that do business with North Korea, a former ambassador said.
Businesses should not plan on plunking down money on investments in Cuba just yet, said a former U.S. Commerce Secretary.
Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker also says isolation of Castro-led Cuba hasn't worked.
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