GO
Loading...

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.

More

  • Did Paulson Dump BofA?     Thursday, 30 Jun 2011 | 12:15 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on the big bank's top holders and why one of them may have sold down his stake; also, an update on Zynga's bid to become public, with Leon Cooperman, Omega Advisors chairman/CEO.

  • John Alfred Paulson, president of Paulson & Co., Inc, listens during the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee November 13, 2008 in Washington, DC.

    Investors on Wednesday welcomed Bank of America’s $8.5 billion settlement with disgruntled mortgage-securities holders, sending its shares up 3 percent.  But at least one major shareholder had already taken some of its chips off the table, according to people familiar with its position: Paulson & Co., the $38 billion hedge-fund behemoth.

  • Wall Street's 3-Day Surge     Wednesday, 29 Jun 2011 | 5:10 PM ET

    Financials got the love today;insight on what the BofA settlement means for Citi and JPMorgan; and Goldman's bounce, with the Fast Money traders.

Shark Tank

The Profit

  • Meet the business turnaround king Marcus Lemonis. He's spending millions of his own money to save failing businesses. The Profit returns this October!

  • Entrepreneurs can learn by seeking advice from business owners before them - especially Marcus Lemonis of CNBC's "The Profit." With his hands in more than 100 businesses, Lemonis dispenses advice daily on social media. Here on "The Biz Fix" he answers some often-asked questions.

  • An edible cup from Loliware

    These designers hope to replace disposable plastic cups with their biodegradable, edible cup called Loliware.

American Greed

  • A former Army intelligence officer known as "Mr. X" stole millions through a fake veteran's charity and eluded authorities by using an array of false identities. No one figured out who he really was or where he came from until he made one misstep ...

  • When reporter Jeff Testerman visits the home of retired navy commander Bobby Thompson, he finds quarters unfit for an officer.

  • Investigators follow a trail of stolen identities with plenty of twists and turns in the case of fugitive Bobby Thompson, a self-proclaimed retired navy lieutenant commander with a background in intelligence. His fingerprints are nowhere to be found in the United States, Canada or through Interpol.

Money Talks