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Karen Gibbs

Video Network Hostess



Karen Gibbs is president and founder of The Gibbs Perspective, a company concerned with and dedicated to financial literacy and investor education. She is a veteran business television anchor and correspondent, a noted speaker and moderator, and is now a contributor to Retirement Living Television's The Prudent Advisor and Daily Cafe. Most recently, Ms. Gibbs was co-anchor of the weekly PBS business program, Wall $treet Week with FORTUNE from 2002 to 2005. Prior to joining Wall $treet Week, she spent five years as a senior business correspondent for FOX News Channel, contributing to and serving as substitute anchor on Your World with Neil Cavuto and Cavuto on Business, where she was also a regular panelist. From 1992 to 1997, Ms. Gibbs was an anchor at CNBC, where she specialized in the credit and futures markets and hosted such programs as Money Wheel and Minding Your Business. Prior to joining CNBC, she spent nearly ten years at Dean Witter Reynolds, Inc., where she was a vice president and senior futures strategist. Ms. Gibbs began her career at the Chicago Board of Trade as a board marker and left as a member of the Office of Investigations and Audits. She received an MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago.