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.
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CNBC's Kate Kelly tallies the numbers on political donations in September
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the latest release from the Federal Election Commission to see which political supporters are opening their wallets and which are still on the sidelines this election.
Chamath Palihapitiya appears to be one of the few investors who has gone from venture capitalism into hedge-fund management.
Point72 Asset Management’s president Steven Cohen promises his traders bigger bonuses whose returns beat certain benchmarks. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports.
Activist investor Mick McGuire sat down with CNBC's Kate Kelly for an exclusive educational interview on the broad principles of investing.
CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses her discussion with Chamath Palihapitiya, Social Capital founder and CEO, on Twitter and the company's potential takeover.
CNBC's Kate Kelly speaks to Mick McGuire, Marcato Capital Management founder, discusses his outlook and critiques on Buffalo Wild Wings.