Eamon Javers joined CNBC in June 2010 as a Washington reporter based at the bureau in the nation's capital. He appears on CNBC's business day programming.
Previously, Javers was a White House reporter for Politico, where he covered the intersection of Wall Street and Washington. He conducted investigations of the administration's financial bailouts and economic stimulus efforts, broke news about the presidency of Barack Obama and authored trend stories on Washington.
Prior to joining Politico, Javers was a Washington correspondent for BusinessWeek magazine writing extensively about Washington lobbying, including the Jack Abramoff scandal and unearthed previously unknown incidents of corporate espionage. He also was an on-air correspondent for CNBC, where he covered the intersection of business and politics. Javers' articles have appeared in Fortune, Money, Congressional Quarterly and Slate.com. He began his career at The Hill, a weekly newspaper (and website) covering Congress.
Javers is author of the book "Broker, Trader, Lawyer, Spy: The Secret World of Corporate Espionage," which revealed a never-before-reported CIA policy allowing active-duty officers to moonlight in the private sector.
He has appeared as an analyst on each of the major broadcast networks, all of the major cable television news networks, "News Hour with Jim Lehrer" on PBS, the BBC and National Public Radio. He also is a regular panelist on "Washington Week with Gwen Ifill" on PBS.
In 2006, Javers received an Award of Distinction in investigative journalism from the Medill School of Journalism. He graduated from Colgate University in Hamilton, N.Y.
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Everyone is talking about the looming “fiscal cliff,” but just how likely is the United States to go careening over it? Pretty likely, says former Obama economic advisor Jared Bernstein. .
The markets regulator noted that it had filed charges in a rather unusual case: A former broker in Orlando, F.L., had allegedly defrauded investors in a Ponzi scheme based on, of all things, astrology.
On June 14, the Department of Justice unsealed an indictment against three American tax preparers for helping clients avoid taxes by moving money to Israel.
President Obama makes a deportation policy change in an election year. What are the ramifications? CNBC's Eamon Javers reports. Jennifer Rubin, Washington Post; Maria Teresa Kumar, Voto Latino; and Keith Boykin former Clinton White House aide, weigh in.
A secret government report on security procedures surrounding the release of market moving monthly jobs numbers found “unexamined flaws in the process” that potentially put the data at risk of disclosure, according to a new letter obtained by CNBC.
The federal agency is aggressively responding to a series of what it sees as hostile attempts by private sector firms to access its website at times when market-moving economic data are released to the public.