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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 ten 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.

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  • The Carnage of Wall Street's Mortgage Frenzy Wednesday, 27 Oct 2010 | 12:10 PM ET
    home loans

    The two stories related to mortgages do not have a great deal in common, other than tracing their lineage to the home loans of dubious provenance that were doled out to anyone with a pulse between 2005-07 and quickly packaged up into securities and sold by Wall Street to accounts around the planet.

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    Airgas sent a letter to Air Products reiterating its opposition to the $65.50 offer. More importantly, it also stated that each of Airgas' ten directors think the offer is inadequate. This is significant because in a hotly disputed vote Air Products succeeded in replacing three Airgas directors.

  • Update: JC Penney's New Poison Pill Monday, 18 Oct 2010 | 11:07 AM ET
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    J.C. Penney has put in a poison pill that prevents any other shareholder of exceeding a 10 percent stake in the company.