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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.


  • BlackBerry abandons sale plan

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs and James Faucette, Pacific Crest Securities, discuss what technologies can survive at BlackBerry. Faucette says, BlackBerry needs to make massive changes to its business structure.

  • BlackBerry CEO to step down

    Should people pay attention to who John Chen is? Boyd Erman, Capital Markets reporter at the Toronto Globe & Mail, talks about potential upside to Thorsten Heins stepping down and what interim CEO John Chen brings to the table.

  • Rep. Lee Terry: It's an issue of trust

    You can't trust the website, you can't trust the people in charge of the website, says Rep. Lee Terry, (R-NE ) discussing his frustration with technical and privacy issues related to the Healthcare.gov website.

  • Bull vs Bear: Yelp

    Shares of Yelp have tripled this year. Jon Najarian, Optionmonster, and Mike Murphy, Rosecliff Capital, debate whether investors should be long on Yelp.

  • Wyndham CEO on 'spectacular quarter'

    Counting the number of hotels, we are the largest hotel company in the world, says Stephen Holmes, chairman and CEO of Wyndham Worldwide, discussing his company's Q3 results. Wyndham shares were trading lower despite the strong showing.

  • Royal family gathers for Prince George's baptism

    The christening of Britain's newest royal will take place in a private ceremony today at the Chapel Royal at St. James Palace, reports CNBC's Simon Hobbs.

  • Trash talk: Waste Management CEO on fixing DC

    David Steiner, president and CEO of Waste Management, offers his advice on how to end political divisiveness in Washington and fix the nation's finances.

  • New Carnival CEO takes the helm

    Arnold Donald, Carnival Corp. president and CEO, explains why he sees a slowdown in the first half of next year, as the company tries to recover from some of the fallout from incidences that occurred earlier in the year with several of its passenger ships.

  • European markets close mixed

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs reports on all the market moving events in Europe today, as Italian markets post gains amid uncertainty over Berlusconi's political future.

  • Why did SIP fail at Nasdaq?

    CNBC's Simon Hobbs has the latest details on troubleshooting what happened at the Nasdaq yesterday when trading was halted for almost three hours.

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