Stephanie Ruhle

Stephanie Ruhle Hubbard was born December 24, 1975. She is currently the host of The 11th Hour, and a Senior Business Analyst at NBC News.  Ruhle was previously the managing editor, news anchor and editor-at large for Bloomberg News. Ruhle hosted Bloomberg Television’s Bloomberg GO.  Ruhle was among three Bloomberg reporters who broke news about the London Whale. They identified the trader responsible for the 2012 JPMorgan Chase trading losses. In March 2022, she was named host of The 11th Hour.

Early life

She was born in Park Ridge, New Jersey to Frank and Louise Ruhle. She graduated from Lehigh University in 1997 with a bachelor’s in international business. She studied abroad in Italy, Guatemala, and Kenya as part of her major. Ruhle was back at Lehigh to deliver the 2017 Commencement Address.


Ruhle worked in finance for 14 years before joining Bloomberg. She interned for Merrill Lynch during college. She joined Credit Suisse in 1997 and worked for six years in hedge fund sales. She was a vice-president at Credit Suisse First Boston and was the highest-producing credit derivatives salesperson in America. In 2003, Ruhle joined Deutsche Bank to become a credit salesperson for hedge funds. Ruhle ended her eight-year tenure at Credit Suisse First Boston as a managing Director in Global Markets Senior Relationship Management. Ruhle, while at Deutsche Bank founded the Global Market Women’s Network in order to assist women in advancing into leadership positions within the company.

Ruhle, who joined Bloomberg Television in Oct 2011, co-hosted an early morning show called Inside Track together with Erik Schatzker. Ruhle and Schatzker were invited to Market Makers in 2012, a late-morning program that lasted two hours. Before leaving Bloomberg GO, Ruhle hosted Bloomberg GO along with David Westin. She has interviewed figures such as former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein. Hedge fund managers Stanley Druckenmiller, David Tepper, and NBA player Kobe Bryant.

Ruhle and Bloomberg reporters Bradley Keoun, Mary Childs, and Mary Childs were the first to report the story about the London Whale, the trader responsible for the 2012 JPMorgan Chase trading losses. Ruhle reported that Bruno Iksil (London-based trader at JP Morgan) had amassed enough positions to distort the prices in the $10 trillion credit derivatives market.

Ruhle’s provocative response to Paul Tudor Jones comments about women trading for Huffington Post in June 2013 drew attention from the media and the financial industry. Ruhle met Martha Stewart in October 2013 to discuss blogging and social media.

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