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Simon Hobbs

Simon Hobbs
"Squawk on the Street" Co-Anchor

Simon Hobbs is an anchor based at the network's Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J. He currently co-anchors the 10AM ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" (M-F, 9AM-11AM ET) live from the New York Stock Exchange. He joined CNBC in 1998.

Previously, Hobbs was based at CNBC in London where he had anchored "European Closing Bell" and "Europe Tonight." Hobbs also globe-trotted to host "The Leaders," a series of in-depth one-to-one interviews with the world's business and political elite.

In 2006, Hobbs was named Television Personality of the Year by the Association of International Broadcasters and has hosted high-level, international meetings for the European Union, the United Nations, the World Bank and environmental nongovernmental organizations.

Hobbs cut his teeth as a journalist with a decade in radio producing some of the biggest names in UK broadcasting. His work for news organizations includes the BBC, Reuters and Sky News.

He holds a Bachelor of Science degree with honors in economics from the University College London.

Follow Simon Hobbs on Twitter @HobbsieNY.

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    As European markets close, CNBC's Simon Hobbs, offers insight.

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    Japanese chef, Nobu Matsushia and Trevor Horwell, Nobu Hospitality CEO, explain to CNBC's Simon Hobbs, why they teamed up with Caesars Palace to open up a hotel in Las Vegas.

  • ECB's Draghi Unveils Bond-Buying Euro Debt Plan

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports the latest details from the ECB's press conference on its bond-buying program to save the euro.

  • European Central Bank

    The European Central Bank President’s end game is to very publicly — and very precisely — define single markets on to which the central bank will unleash unlimited firepower in the explicit name of saving the single currency.

  • Merkel to Euro Bond Deal: 'Nein!'

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports German Chancellor Angela Merkel declared there will be no euro bonds in her lifetime, and a look at what moved U.S. and European markets, with CNBC's Brian Shactman and Dan Greenhaus, BTIG chief global strategist.

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    Battle lines have now been drawn in the euro zone for next week, a week in which the Italian Prime Minister, Mario Monti, said the euro zone must save itself and for which he believes there can be no room for failure.

  • Should Bailout Funds Buy Euro Debt?

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs and Mary Thompson report weak economic data moved European markets lower as U.S. investors get defensive. Also, David Leduc, BNY Mellon, discusses whether euro zone finance ministers will approve a plan to rescue Spain.

  • European Markets Close Down Ahead of Greek Elections

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports European shares fell ahead of Greece's elections, and CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera provides an update on Greek's political showdown this weekend and its likely impact on global markets.

  • How Euro Zone One-Time Bond Deal Works

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs explains how a creative eurobond plan is gaining traction in Germany.

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    The worst case scenario for investors is that on Sunday night the re-run of the Greek election does not produce a coalition government both willing and able to implement the austerity plan Athens has already agreed on with the other 16 members of the Euro Zone.

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