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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 is currently at work on her second book, which is on the world of commodities trading.

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

Follow Kate Kelly on Twitter @katekellycnbc.

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  • Baer Likely to Buy BofA Unit: Report     Friday, 10 Aug 2012 | 10:40 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly has the details on a possible sale of Bank of America's non-U.S. wealth unit to Julius Baer for between $1 billion to $1.5 billion.

  • Chesapeake Asset Sale Lifts Profits     Tuesday, 7 Aug 2012 | 10:43 AM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the energy company's second quarter profits soared on the recent sale of its interest in Chesapeake Midstream Partners.

  • Thomas M. Joyce, chairman and chief executive officer of Knight Capital Group Inc., second from the right, waits to ring the opening bell at the New York Stock Exchange in New York, U.S., on Tuesday, May 25, 2010.

    It was Goldman Sachs  that helped Knight Trading Group to unwind its inadvertent purchase of 148 stocks on Wednesday, say people familiar with the matter, and the bank charged the smaller brokerage $440 million for the transaction – an agreement that has left Knight scrambling for extra cash.

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