Michael Sheetz joined CNBC as a News Associate in June 2017, covering breaking news for CNBC.com. He reports primarily for the technology and markets verticals, specializing in commercial space industry coverage.
His career in business journalism began at CNBC in September 2015 as an intern for the Strategic Content team. Michael landed two further internships with CNBC, with the Assignment Desk in January 2016 and the Mad Money production team in January 2017. He is an alumnus of the 2016 Dow Jones News Fund.
In May 2017, Michael graduated as a Founder's Scholar from The King's College with a bachelor of the arts in Politics, Philosophy and Economics, double-minoring in Journalism and Theology. He served as Editor-in-Chief of The Empire State Tribune for three semesters.
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Manufacturing economic activity eased in October after two months of momentum.
The morning after a terrorist killed eight people in lower Manhattan, President Trump points the finger at Sen. Chuck Schumer.
Bank of America Merrill Lynch sees the size of the space industry octupling over the next three decades.
Consumers were even more optimistic in October than economists polled by Reuters expected.
A corporate law expert warns against reading too much into the charges against Trump's former campaign chairman.
Citi Research downgrades its outlook for Macy's stock performance to sell from neutral.
The contract is described as a "partnership on spaceflight, satellite launch and space-centric entertainment."