Jeff Cox is a finance editor with CNBC.com where he covers all aspects of the markets and monitors coverage of the financial markets and Wall Street. His stories are routinely among the most-read items on the site each day as he interviews some of the smartest and most well-respected analysts and advisors in the financial world.
Over the course of a journalism career that began in 1987, Cox has covered everything from the collapse of the financial system to presidential politics to local government battles in his native Pennsylvania.
Cox joined CNBC in 2007 just as the worst of the credit crisis was about to explode and as the website was still in the infancy of its new rollout.
He helped chronicle the collapse of Bear Stearns and then Lehman Brothers, writing insightful and important stories about the demise of some of Wall Street's leading names and how investors could navigate their way through the crisis. His articles are often picked up by other CNBC syndication partners such as Yahoo and AOL Money and have been cited in a number of national publications, including USA Today.
Prior to coming to CNBC, Cox worked at CNNMoney where he wrote a series of analyses, which were the first to tie the surging demand for ethanol to rising prices at the supermarket. He wrote extensively on alternative energy while at CNN and covered technology as well.
In his print career, Cox's writing and editing projects were honored on multiple occasions by the New Jersey Press Association and Pennsylvania Newspaper Association, which cited him twice for commentary, including a series of columns he wrote after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
He also served as lead editor for award-winning projects on gangs, child molestation and the cost of education, a project on which he spoke at Columbia University. The cost of education series was honored by the NJPA for public service journalism.
In all, Cox spent 18 years in print, including nine years in senior editing positions.
A graduate of Bloomsburg University, Cox lives in Pennsylvania, on the Delaware River, with his wife, Mary Ellen.
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Central banks in the US and Europe likely will implement "several rounds" of monetary easing programs in November, but with uncertain chances of success, Pimco co-CEO Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
While countries have different reasons for devaluing their currencies, one of the common threads is a desire to keep up with the cost of goods from other export-driven nations.
As new regulations push banks toward safer investments and lending practices, the middle class will suffer the most, analyst Meredith Whitney told CNBC.
The huge rally in gold is expected to continue—with $2,000 an ounce well within sight over the next decade, well-known commodities investor Jim Rogers told CNBC
September probably offered little relief in the nation's vexing unemployment problem, setting the stage for more Fed intervention that experts give only dubious prospects for success.
The economy is highly unlikely to re-enter recession and that means the stock market will keep moving higher, though not as much as previously expected, Goldman Sachs analyst Abby Joseph Cohen said.
Brace yourself: The good folks over at the Bureau of Labor Statistics are about to do that voodoo that they do so well.
Despite an improbable 9 percent rally in September — historically one of the market’s worst months — past trends suggest that a good performance in the month often leads to more strength in October.
Third-quarter earnings season likely will indicate continued recuperation for corporate America, but for the stock market the focus will remain elsewhere.
Fiscally distressed governments across the country may have gotten a troubling blueprint this week.
DB is committing about $2.3 billion to prove it's sorry that some of its employees rigged interest rates.
Happy Wednesday. They're lighting the tree in Rockefeller Center, and we're lighting up another Morning Six-Pack:
Bill Gross repeated his call that interest rates would remain low for at least two more years.
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Kyle Bass's Hayman Capital has taken a stake in General Motors, betting that the once bankrupt company is undervalued, he told CNBC.
The US Justice Department plans to bring civil mortgage fraud cases against several financial institutions early in 2014.
Muddled by inconsistent earnings and stock performances, one sector appears tougher and tougher to predict, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.