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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GOP megadonors like Ken Griffin, Paul Singer, Sheldon Adelson and Peter Thiel appear to be abandoning the 2016 presidential race.
As a contentious bid for the White House looms, some of Wall Street's biggest donors are staying away from political donations this election, reports CNBC's Kate Kelly.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports on allegations billionaire Leon Cooperman learned inside information at Atlas Pipeline Partners.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports the latest on the SEC's insider trading charges against Omega Advisers and Leon Cooperman.
Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton remains by far the favored candidate among hedge-fund managers.
Billionaire investor Carl Icahn issues a statement explaining his decision to cut his Chesapeake stake. CNBC's Kate Kelly reports.
CNBC's Kate Kelly reports that Bridgewater Associates has announced plans to lay off employees in what they are calling a "renovation."
CNBC's Kate Kelly discusses the big theme being the "lack of Alpha" and the most notable moments at the Delivering Alpha conference.