- 1. Career
David H. Faber is an American financial journalist and market news analyst for the television cable network CNBC. He is currently one of the co-hosts of CNBC's morning show Squawk on the Street.
Faber joined CNBC in 1993 after seven years at Institutional Investor. He has been dubbed "The Brain" by CNBC co-workers, and has hosted several documentaries on corporations, such as Wal-Mart and eBay. The Age of Walmart earned Faber a 2005 Peabody Award and an Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for Broadcast Journalism. In 2010, he shared the Gerald Loeb Award for Television Enterprise business journalism for "House of Cards."
In addition to Squawk on the Street, Faber hosts the network's monthly program, Business Nation, which debuted on January 24, 2007.
Faber is the author of three books; The Faber Report (2002), And Then the Roof Caved In (2009), and House of Cards: The Origins of the Collapse (2010).
Faber served as a guest host on Jeopardy! from August 2–6, 2021. Faber was the champion of Celebrity Jeopardy! in 2012.