Kate Kelly

Kate Kelly
CNBC Reporter

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.

Follow Kate Kelly on Twitter @katekellycnbc.

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  • Hedge fund pay day on Dollar deal Monday, 28 Jul 2014 | 12:37 PM ET
    Hedge fund pay day on Dollar deal

    Billionaires Carl Icahn, Nelson Peltz and John Paulson are three of the top 5 shareholders in Family Dollar, which is being bought by Dollar General. CNBC's Kate Kelly provides insight on the payout to these shareholders.

  • Precedent setting move for CalPERS? Thursday, 24 Jul 2014 | 3:11 PM ET
    Precedent setting move for CalPERS?

    The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) dealt a blow to hedge funds by announcing it's considering scaling back hedge fund holdings. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the details.

  • Great week to be a billionaire Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 12:49 PM ET
    Great week to be a billionaire

    Hedge fund billionaire John Paulson netted $1.3 billion on an M&A deal, and Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman are "trading places" on Herbalife, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.

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