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 reports on the Puerto Rico debt bill voting.
Bullish positions in gold and volatility and short bets on China and emerging markets were some of the trades that benefited hedge funds on Friday.
Ahead of Brexit results, some major banks are telling trading clients that their ability to inject liquidity, or additional capital, into certain markets will be limited.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that former Visium fund manager charged with insider trading, Sanjay Valvani, was found dead in an apparent suicide, according to Dow Jones.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports hedge fund managers are scrambling to be in the right position following the Brexit referendum.
The CME Group has sanctioned a former airline fuel executive for front-running his own employer's exchange orders, among other things.
CNBC's Kate Kelly looks at George Soros' investment track record and his bearish views.