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).


  • Ackman Buys 146.5 Million Shares of Citigroup Thursday, 27 May 2010 | 3:37 AM ET
    Citigroup Center

    The investment firm of William Ackman recently bought 146.5 million shares of Citigroup, the activist investor told CNBC Wednesday without detailing the reason behind the purchase.

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

    John Paulson, who made $15 billion shorting the housing market, told investors in a conference call on Monday that he expects housing prices to rise between 3 percent and 5 percent this year and another 8 to 12 percent in 2011.

  • Paulson: Our Role in Goldman CDOs Was 'Appropriate' Wednesday, 21 Apr 2010 | 3:11 AM ET

    Hedge fund firm Paulson & Co. said its role in the collateralized debt obligations sold by Goldman Sachs was "appropriate and conducted in good faith," according to a company letter sent to investors and obtained by CNBC.