CNBC U.S. Contributors

Stephanie Link

Head of Global Equities Research, Nuveen

Stephanie Link is the head of global equities research at Nuveen. She also manages a large-cap U.S. equities strategy for Nuveen's largest affiliate, TIAA Investments.

Prior to joining the firm in 2015, Ms. Link spent seven years at TheStreet as Chief Investment Officer and co-portfolio manager of Jim Cramer's Charitable Trust. Before that, she served for 10 years at Prudential Equity Group as managing director of institutional sales and director of research. She began her career at Dean Witter Reynolds in the institutional sales department.

Ms. Link earned a B.S. in finance at Boston College. She currently serves as chairperson for the Investment Advisory Council at the Basking Ridge Presbyterian Church in Basking Ridge, NJ.

As an investment professional with over 20 years of experience managing money, Ms. Link's expert insights are frequently sought after for industry events and by the media. She is a CNBC contributor, appearing regularly on Closing Bell and Halftime Report.

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Follow Stephanie Link on Twitter: @Stephanie_Link

Disclosures as of 4/16/19:

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Alphabet, Amazon, Air Products and Chemicals, American Express, Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, Apple, Aptiv, Bank of America, Baxter International, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. Class B, Boeing Co, Caterpillar, Chevron, Coca-Cola, Comcast, Conagra Brands, Costco, Cisco, Concho, DowDuPont Inc, Disney, Emerson Electric, EOG Resources, Facebook, Freeport-McMoran, General Electric, Gilead Sciences, Home Depot, Intel, Johnson & Johnson, JP Morgan, Kohls,Lam Research Corporation, L3 Technologies Inc, Mastercard, McDonald's, Merck, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, Nike, Occidental Petroleum, PayPal, Procter & Gamble, Salesforce, Stanley Black and Decker, Ulta Beauty, Under Armour, United Health, Union Pacific, United Rentals, Wells Fargo, Xilinx, Zimmer Biomet Holdings.