Maneet Ahuja


Maneet Ahuja is CNBC’s Hedge Fund Specialist and a producer on “Squawk Box.” In 2011, she co-created and developed the network's "Delivering Alpha" hedge-fund summit in conjunction with Institutional Investor and was awarded CNBC’s prestigious Enterprise Award in 2009 for her groundbreaking coverage of the industry. Noteworthy work includes hedge-fund titan David Tepper's first-ever TV appearance, sparking a 2-week "Tepper Rally" in the markets, David Einhorn's warning call on Lehman Brothers as well as his bid to purchase the Mets, and John Paulson's letter to investors in response to the SEC investigation into the Goldman Abacus deal. Prior to joining CNBC in 2008, she was a part of the Wall Street Journal’s Money and Investing team. She began her career on Wall Street in 2002 at age 17 in Citigroup’s Corporate and Investment Banking division as a credit risk analyst.

She is one of Forbes magazine’s 30 Under 30 (January 2012), has been featured in Elle magazine's annual Genius issue (April 2011) and in 2010, was nominated for Crain’s NY Business Forty Under 40 Rising Stars. She is also author of the book, "The Alpha Masters" (Wiley 2012).


  • Oliver Stone: They Are All Sharks Thursday, 23 Sep 2010 | 1:51 PM ET

    To kick off the NY premiere of the much-awaited Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, the cast of the film gathered to ring the opening bell yesterday morning at the Nasdaq.

  • John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc.

    John Paulson, who manages the $31 billion Paulson & Co. fund, has made a "stalking horse" bid of $42.4 million to acquire the assets of Engle Homes, which includes land and lots in Arizona targeted for more than 8,000 homes, and nine completed residences.

  • Einhorn, Ackman Take Aim at Ratings Agencies Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 5:17 AM ET
    David Einhorn

    Hedge fund manager David Einhorn reiterated his short stance on Moody's  that he specifically zeroed in on last year.