Nicholas Wells is a data journalist and graphics editor. Prior to joining CNBC, his reporting and data-driven stories appeared in Crain's New York Business, the New York Times, the New York Daily News and other publications. Nicholas attended Hampshire College and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism.
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