David Faber

“Squawk on the Street” Co-Anchor

An award-winning journalist and New York Times best-selling author, David Faber is a co-anchor of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" (M-F: 9 a.m.-12 p.m. ET) and an anchor and co-producer of CNBC's acclaimed original documentaries and long-form programming.

During the day, Faber breaks news and provides in-depth analysis on a range of business topics during the "Faber Report." In his 20 years with CNBC, Faber has broken many big financial stories including the massive fraud at WorldCom, the bailout of the hedge fund Long Term Capital Management and Rupert Murdoch's unsolicited bid for Dow Jones.

Faber has reported nine documentaries for CNBC for which he has received Loeb, Emmy, Peabody and duPont awards.

His book, "The Faber Report," was published by Little, Brown in spring 2002; his second book, "And Then the Roof Caved In," was published in the summer of 2009 by John Wiley.

He holds a bachelor's degree in English from Tufts University.

Follow David Faber on Twitter @DavidFaber.


  • Atticus Capital founder Timothy Barakett, 44 years of age, is shuttering his flagship fund and returning $3 billion in capital to his investors. The roughly $1 billion left, Barakett’s personal fortune, will be managed by him in a so-called “family office”. Atticus will keep its European fund (not managed by Barakett), with roughly $1.5 billion under management, open.

  • AIG Rallies for Now, but Future Remains Unclear Friday, 7 Aug 2009 | 3:53 PM ET

    AIG’s share price has now advanced more than 100% during the week. While it was a short squeeze that contributed the bulk of that move, today’s upward tide is due to a belief that AIG has found some stability in its business.

  • AIG’S Big Move Thursday, 6 Aug 2009 | 4:25 PM ET

    It’s strange enough when a stock is up 74% in two days, but rarer still when that move is not accompanied by any news to explain it. Such is the case for AIG, whose swift ascent yesterday (up over 8 points) and much of today (it was up over 17% at one point) is attributable to that most painful of investor predicaments: the short squeeze.