Kate Kelly is a reporter for the New York Times who covers the many facets of Wall Street: personalities, big profits and losses, banks, hedge funds, and regulation.
Before joining the Times, Kate worked for more than six years as an on-air television reporter at CNBC, appearing on the channel's daytime programming with news, interviews, and analysis. Prior to that, she spent a decade at the Wall Street Journal, where she covered Hollywood, finance, and the markets.
Kate has won a number of prestigious awards,including a Livingston Award for Young Journalists in the national reporting category for her three-part series on the fall of Bear Stearns. She has also won two Gerald Loeb Awards and has been honored repeatedly by the Society of American Business Editors and Writers and the Scripps Howard Awards.
She is the author of the best-seller "Street Fighters: The Last 72 Hours of Bear Stearns, the Toughest Firm on Wall Street."Her second book, a look inside the world of commodity trading entitled "The Secret Club that Runs the World," was published in 2014.
Kate holds a bachelor's degree from Columbia College at Columbia University. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and three children.
CNBC's Kate Kelly takes a look at the big money funding presidential campaigns.
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.