Kayla Tausche joined CNBC in January 2011 as a general assignment reporter covering corporate finance and deals for CNBC's Business Day programming.
Tausche covers the banking industry, as well as corporate finance and deals—and frequently breaks news. Outside her primary beats, she has covered a wide variety of high-profile stories, including the Facebook IPO, the Occupy Wall Street movement, the MF Global bankruptcy and the UK phone hacking scandal.
She reports across NBC properties as a contributor to MSNBC, "TODAY" and "Nightly News with Brian Williams." In addition to reporting, Tausche serves as a substitute anchor for flagship CNBC programs "Squawk Box," "Squawk on the Street" and "Power Lunch."
Previously, Tausche was based in London as the assistant editor of DealReporter, a Financial Times-owned publication, covering mergers and acquisitions. Prior to DealReporter, she worked on the consumer and retail beat at Bloomberg News. She began her career in journalism at the Brussels bureau of The Associated Press, where her bilingual interview experience included Jacques Chirac and Peter Mandelson.
An Atlanta native, Tausche graduated with honors in business journalism and international politics from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she was an Ameel J. Fisher scholar. She sits on the alumni boards of the UNC journalism school and the Steamboat Foundation, where she was a fellow.
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CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports the latest details from Nasdaq's annual shareholder meeting in New York City, and discussing Facebook's valuation, with Gary Kaminsky, Capital Markets editor, and trading glitches on Facebook's IPO, with CNBC's Eamon Javers.
In the latest chapter of Facebook's trading saga, regulators will be stepping in to oversee a process that will attempt to reconcile Friday’s botched trades.
Sources say they think the market has found a stable price for Facebook around $33.50-$34, reports CNBC's Kayla Tausche. Brian Belski, BMO Capital Markets and Fast Money's Guy Adami, discuss whether GM's announcement to cut advertising from Facebook weighed on its first day of trading Friday.