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.
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Less than two weeks before the potential launch of Facebook’s initial public offering roadshow, a string of acquisitions and other business distractions are threatening to delay the sale, say people familiar with the matter.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that Chesapeake Energy is down about 10 percent this week since CEO Aubrey McClendon and his board were sued by a shareholder over loans McClendon took out with a private equity firm. Chris Jarvis, Caprock Risk Management founder & president, also weighs in on how to play energy stocks ahead of their earnings.
Delta Airline’s much-maligned hope to purchase an East Coast oil refinery hinges on the aid of two important partners: JPMorgan and Big Oil.
Facebook has honed in on two possible dates to launch its initial public offering on the Nasdaq, according to a person familiar with the matter. Bankers & management are currently looking at a primary target date of May 16 to price the deal (with trading commencing the following day), according to this person. The company would begin marketing the deal on May 7 under that scenario.
Chesapeake Energy, the second-largest natural-gas driller in the U.S. and an active user of derivatives for hedging against the ebbs and flows of its core business, recently removed its most of its 2012 derivatives positions, leaving the company naked to big dips in natural-gas futures prices just as they are hitting a ten-year low.
Delta Air Lines spacer is in advanced talks to purchase an East Coast oil refinery for more than $100 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
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