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Maria Bartiromo

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CNBC

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In 1995, she became the first journalist to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and has since been revered as one of the top business news broadcast journalists. She is currently anchor and co-producer of CNBC’s “Wall Street Journal Report.” Bartiromo also penned two books: The 10 Laws of Enduring Success and Use the News: How to Separate the Noise from the Investment Nuggets and Make Money in Any Economy. And if that wasn’t enough, she also landed a role in this year’s sequel to the classic Wall Street film, playing herself in Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, opposite Michael Douglas.