Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.
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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One of the key themes at Davos this year is restoring and rebuilding confidence. Given how the financial crisis wreaked havoc with people's trust in business institutions and faith in the capitalistic system, business and political leaders here have their work cut out for them.
After years of opposing any split for Berkshire Hathaway's famously high-priced stock, shareholders meet tomorrow in Omaha to approve a 50-for-1 split for its Class B shares. The move is being justified as a way to make it easier for BNSF shareholders to receive tax-free stock instead of cash when the railroad is acquired by Berkshire. But some believe Buffett wouldn't mind if the split also clears the way for Berkshire's induction into the prestigious S&P 500 stock index.
Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway won't be able to make good on its threat to vote against Kraft's agreement to buy Cadbury, even though Kraft had to raise its bid again to nearly $19 billion to close the deal. Due to the way it is structured, Kraft shareholders won't need to approve the issuance of new shares. Buffett, however, may have something to say about the matter when he's interviewed live tomorrow morning on CNBC's Squawk Box.
Warren Buffett doesn't want Congress to "fool around" with the Federal Reserve's political independence. Here's a CNBC.com exclusive 'web extra' video clip recorded before last week's Warren Buffett & Bill Gates: Keeping America Great.
This is an online video of the complete CNBC Town Hall Event Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, hosted by Becky Quick, as aired on Thursday, November 12, 2009.
This is the unofficial transcript of the CNBC Town Hall event Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great, taped Thursday, November 12, 2009 at Columbia University in New York City.
These are excerpts from the unofficial transcript of CNBC's town hall interview today (Thursday) with Warren Buffett and Bill Gates from Columbia Business School in New York City, as released by CNBC.
Microsoft's Bill Gates had some words of praise today for Steve Jobs, the CEO of arch-rival Apple, despite the blistering "Mac and PC" television ads that sharply, and humorously, criticize the new Windows 7 operating system. Here's another highlight from today's taping of CNBC's Warren Buffett and Bill Gates: Keeping America Great.
Warren Buffett delivered an inspirational big-money "offer" and a half-million dollar piece of advice for the hundreds of Columbia Business School students given the opportunity to attend today's CNBC Town Hall Event with Bill Gates.
Warren Buffett and Bill Gates answered questions from more than 700 cheering Columbia University students gathered in a campus auditorium for a 90-minute CNBC Town Hall event that will air at 9p ET tonight. Speaking of the severe problems last fall at the height of the crisis, Buffett said, "Our economy was sputtering" and "is still sputtering some."
There's more at play in the recent housing setback than just this winter's frozenomics, Ara Hovnanian tells CNBC.
Stock valuations are "not excessive," but they're "not cheap" either, Wells Capital's James Paulsen tells CNBC.
Guggenheim banking analyst Marty Mosby said patient investors could be rewarded by putting money in these four stocks.
"Diplomacy is really far less important than the stock movements within Russia," former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan told CNBC.
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Joe Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.
Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program. She's also a columnist for Fortune.
Andrew Ross Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for "The New York Times" and the editor-at-large of NYT's DealBook.