CNBC Anchors and Reporters

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera
CNBC Chief International Correspondent and "Power Lunch" Co-Anchor

Michelle Caruso-Cabrera is CNBC's chief international correspondent and co-anchor of "Power Lunch," which airs Monday through Friday from 1 to 3pm ET.

In 2016, she reported live from Iran on the state of the economy and potential investment opportunities in the country, despite continuing U.S. sanctions. Caruso-Cabrera also traveled to Brazil to cover the effect of the Car Wash scandal on Petrobras.

Latin America is a large focus of her coverage as trade has become a key election issue, particularly when it comes to Mexico. Previously, Caruso-Cabrera has done extensive reporting on Mexico's efforts to modernize PEMEX and has interviewed dozens of Mexican business executives, CEOs and government officials. She also covered Venezuela during the PDVSA strike.

Additionally, she has reported from Cuba more than half a dozen times as relations between the U.S. and Cuba have thawed.

Since 2010, she has covered the European financial crisis, reporting live from Athens, Rome, Frankfurt, Madrid, Brussels, Luxembourg and Cyprus. In the summer of 2015, she spent a full month in Greece.

Caruso-Cabrera joined CNBC in 1998 from WTSP-TV in St. Petersburg, Fla., where she spent four years as a general assignment reporter covering crime and hurricanes. Prior to that, she was a special projects producer for Univision where she gained experience covering Latin America. She began her career in 1990 while in college, as a stringer for The New York Times, reporting for the education section.

Caruso-Cabrera has reported one-hour documentaries for the network, including "Liquid Assets: The Big Business of Water" and "The Race to Rebuild: America's Infrastructure."

Caruso-Cabrera wrote her first book, "You Know I'm Right: More Prosperity, Less Government," in 2010. Previously, she wrote a personal finance column for Shape en Español and People en Español.

She has also been awarded Broadcaster of the Year from the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and was named one of the "100 Most Influential Hispanics" in the country by Hispanic Business magazine. She earned a bachelor's degree in economics from Wellesley College.

Follow Michelle Caruso-Cabrera on Twitter @MCaruso_Cabrera and on Instagram @michellecaruso_cabrera.


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    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the horror attack in France where officials there say a 28-ton truck loaded with weapons and hand grenades plowed through a crowded sidewalk running down people for more than a mile.

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    "Power Lunch" hosts Melissa Lee and Michelle Caruso-Cabrera look at 5 stocks with analyst recommendations, including Viacom getting downgraded at Wells Fargo.

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    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, including European auto shares, Italian banks and consumer morale in the United Kingdom.

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    Kwame Opam, The Verge news editor, discusses "what's cool" among teens, and whether old people getting on Snapchat will ruin the app's popularity.

  • Euro Italian banking sector worries

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on Italian banking sector worries.

  • EU's 'key moment'

    Discussing the European Union's path forward after the Brexit vote, and comparisons to the United States, with Carlos Gutierrez, Former Commerce Secretary (2005-2009) and Former Kellogg CEO, Albright Stonebridge Group Chairman. Also, the Cuba-U.S. opportunity.

  • Pemex CEO: Gov't decided to go with auction

    Mexican oil company Pemex will allow foreign companies to bid on a deep water drilling project in the Gulf of Mexico, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera, and Jose Antonio Gonzalez Anaya, CEO of Pemex.

  • Stay in European stocks?

    German Chancellor Angela Merkel "deeply regrets" the Brexit vote, with CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera. Discussing the potential economic fallout from Brexit, with Daniel Morris, BNP Paribas.

  • Germany's Brexit strategy

    CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports Germany's Angela Merkel deeply regrets the Brexit vote and says it is a setback for euro integration.