Kate Kelly

CNBC Reporter

Kate Kelly joined CNBC in May 2010 as a reporter focusing on hedge funds and Wall Street. She appears during CNBC's business day programming and contributes to CNBC.com.

Previously, Kelly was a staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she spent a decade. She covered numerous firms for the Journal including Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley as well as the movie business and the New York Stock Exchange. Before joining the Journal in 2001, she was a writer and reporter for Time magazine and, before that, a reporter at The New York Observer.

She has won a number of prestigious awards, including two Gerald Loeb Awards, four awards from the Society of American Business Editors and a Livingston Award for Young Journalists in the national reporting category.

She also has been honored by the Newswomen's Club of New York, the Medill School of Journalism and the New York City Deadline Club. She is the best-selling author of "Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street" and she released her second book, "The Secret Club That Runs The World: Inside the Fraternity of Commodity Traders," in June 2014.

Kelly holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia College at Columbia University.

Follow Kate Kelly on Twitter @katekellycnbc.


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    Facing strong momentum on the eve of Twitter's public debut, underwriters involved with the deal are aiming to price the social network at $27 per share, barring any last-minute hitches, according to three people familiar with the matter.

  • Tesla plunges on disappointing earnings  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 12:30 PM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau breaks down the stock story and business case with Tesla after reporting disappointing earnings.

  • Underwriters aim to price Twitter at $27  Wednesday, 6 Nov 2013 | 12:09 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports underwriters are aiming to price Twitter at $27/share if current market momentum continues through the closing bell.

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