Lori Ann LaRocco is a Senior Talent Producer for CNBC, coordinating high profile interviews and special multi-million dollar on-location shows for all shows on the network. LaRocco is also the author of "Opportunity Knocking" (Agate Publishing 2014), "Dynasties of the Sea: The Ships and Entrepreneurs Who Ushered in the Era of Free Trade" (Marine Money 2012) and "Thriving in the New Economy: Lessons from Today's Top Business Minds" (Wiley 2010).
LaRocco has been working at the network since 2000. Her track record has garnered the trust and respect from Wall Street rainmakers to Washington. Establishing relationships with some of the best in business, LaRocco's contacts have told her first of business deals in the billions of dollars, enabling CNBC to break the news first.
Prior to joining CNBC, LaRocco was an anchor, reporter and assignment editor in various local news markets around the country.
The commodities markets are running scared as images of unrest in Egypt dominate tv screens around the world. Just how high can black gold go? I asked that question to John Hofmeister former President and COE of U.S. Operations of Shell Oil and Founder and CEO of Citizens for Affordable Energy.
We're a little less than two weeks away until the White House releases its 2012 budget and both sides are getting ready to battle.
Clients of Wedge Partners (an independent equity analysis firm that focuses on the technology and media industries) received a scathing note this morning on RIMM from firm principal Brian Blair.
Fear has taken a grip over the markets as images of rioting in Egypt dominate television screens and headlines.
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee kicked off their first hearing of the new Congress with one of the most controversial topics in the energy sphere: the safety of deep water drilling.
President Obama laid out his agenda on aggressively cutting spending and measures on to grow the economy in his State of the Union Tuesday night.
The bad decisions made by some of "Wall Street's finest" during the financial crisis are still being felt. Today the Securities and Exchange Commission will be meeting to consider implementing parts of the Dodd-Frank bank-reform law—including the all important shareholder votes on executive compensation.
It's been a big week in Washington since Chinese President Hu Jintao arrived. Congressional members have not been afraid to speak their minds when it comes to China's economic, monetary and domestic policies.
Some analysts and U.S. oil producers fear Keystone XL will depress crude prices by adding to a global oversupply.
Republicans are still committed to lowering premiums under Obamacare despite a failed GOP health bill, Schweikert says.
U.S. stocks fell as investors reassessed the prospects of key White House proposals, including tax reform, coming to fruition.
Technical analyst Katie Stockton says the market pullback represents a buying opportunity.
Connecticut Gov. Dan Malloy discusses the political climate surrounding health-care and tax reform with bipartisan support.
Grover Norquist, Americans for Tax Reform president & founder, discusses the push for tax reform following the failure to pass health-care legislation.
CNBC's Ylan Mui takes a look at the Congressional and corporate opinions shaping up on the proposed border adjustment tax.
Robert Waas, RSW Investments CEO & CIO, and Chris Varvares, Macroeconomic Advisers co-founder, discuss the market and economic outlook following the health-care bill failure.
Ronald Williams, former Aetna chairman & CEO, and RW2 Enterprise CEO, shares his thoughts on what needs to be addressed in the Affordable Care Act, including Medicaid coverage.
Ronald Williams, former Aetna chairman & CEO, and RW2 Enterprise CEO, provides perspective to weakness in the Affordable Care Act, and what can be done to improve the delivery system and "bend the cost curve."
Joe Kernen is co-anchor of "Squawk Box," CNBC's signature morning program.
Becky Quick is co-anchor of "Squawk Box" and also anchor of the nationally syndicated "On the Money."
Andrew Ross Sorkin is a co-anchor of "Squawk Box," a financial columnist for "The New York Times" and the editor-at-large of NYT's DealBook.