Kelly Evans is co-anchor of CNBC's "Closing Bell." She joined the network in February 2012 as an on-air correspondent, reporting across CNBC's business day programming.
Prior to CNBC, Evans was a reporter and columnist for The Wall Street Journal, penning the influential "Ahead of the Tape" column and writing for "Heard on the Street." She also hosted the daily "News Hub" program on WSJ.com and was a frequent guest on television and radio networks, including CNBC. Evans joined the Journal in 2007 as a reporter covering real estate and economics.
Evans graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor's degree from Washington & Lee University in Lexington, Va., where she was a George Washington Honor Scholar, a four-time scholar-athlete, and inducted into the national leadership society, Omicron Delta Kappa.
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Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Federal Reserve president, says it is not very wise to make wages the centerpiece for economic policy, with CNBC's Steve Liesman and Kelly Evans.
Charles Plosser, Philadelphia Federal Reserve president, discusses interest rates, with CNBC's Steve Liesman. Plosser is concerned with the lack of reaction to changing data.