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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SAC Capital will gather members of its 1,000-person staff after the markets close Thursday for the second time in two weeks, says someone familiar with the matter, hoping to address lingering questions about a new insider-trading probe and its ramifications for SAC’s founder, Steve Cohen.
SAC Capital, the hedge fund embroiled in an insider-trading investigation, is facing possible civil charges from federal regulators, according to someone briefed on a conference call with investors Wednesday.
Investors in the embattled hedge-fund SAC Capital are gathering Wednesday morning on the firm’s current legal issues. Company founder Steve Cohen, who has kept largely silent up to now, will participate in the call, say two people familiar with the matter, but SAC management will field no questions, one of these people added..