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 "
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.
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.
What will happen in other euro zone countries if the Greeks elect a government that won't implement austerity measures? CNBC's Simon Hobbs reveals the dramatic financial shockwaves that could rumble throughout Europe.
CNBC's Steve Liesman reports the IMF describes the Spanish contingency planning as a "normal part of fund business." Zach Karabell, RiverTwice Research and CNBC's Simon Hobbs, weigh in.
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