Rebecca Jarvis

CNBC Reporter

Rebecca Jarvis was a general assignment reporter at CNBC, based at network's world headquarters. She also reported live from the Nasdaq Market Site and the New York Mercantile Exchange.

To her reporting, Jarvis brought hands-on business experience in both investment banking and foreign currency trading. As an investment banker with Banc of America Securities, she analyzed and advised $6 billion in mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt transactions. Prior to that, she executed interest rate trades on Citigroup's foreign exchange desk in London.

Jarvis left financial services to pursue a career in journalism and has written for publications ranging from Crain’s Chicago Business, to Business 2.0.

Jarvis graduated from the University of Chicago with a degree in Economics and Law, Letters & Society. A recipient of the University of Chicago Dean’s Grant, she also studied European banking and financial markets at the Universitė Sciences Po and Dauphine Universitė in Paris, France.


  • Behind the Scenes Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012 | 4:45 AM ET
  • Brouhaha Brewing Over Rising Beer Prices Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 3:12 PM ET

    Beware to all you thirsty souls out there: Your summer brew just got more expensive.

  • Short Story: ETFs Friday, 3 Aug 2007 | 5:09 PM ET
    Rebecca Jarvis

    When the market tanks, these investments soar.  That's ultra-short exchange traded funds.  Investors fretting over the recent stock market selloff may want to take a look at this group of ETFs.