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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 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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    Despite an unpredictable market for publicly-traded private-equity firms, the Carlyle Group is moving forward with plans for an IPO, say people familiar with the matter.

  • Facebook: $100 Billion Baby?  Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 12:12 PM ET

    CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the social networking company is likely to be one of the biggest public offerings to hit Wall Street.

  • The social networking giant Facebook will likely go public in the first quarter of 2012, with a valuation that could top $100 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

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