It’s about the intersection between Main Street and Wall Street, and I find that really compelling.Q: Why did you make the switch, if that’s not presumptuous to ask?A: Anyone in the business will tell you that Roger Ailes is a genius.
I came to find out he’s also a genuine and charismatic person.When he called, I knew it was the opportunity of a lifetime. Francis, who previously anchored CNBC's "The Call" and "Power Lunch," made her debut on Fox Business this week.From Melissa Gilbert to Jason Bateman, there were more than a few child stars in the cast of "Little House on the Prairie" in the early 1980s.scenes, her success was fueled by the pride, pressure and sometimes grinding cruelty of her stage mother.As Melissa's star rose, thanks to her mother's ambition, her sister's failure to win roles pushed her deeper into the shadows.
As an adult, Melissa fought to choose her own path, and was forced to make difficult decisions when the extent of her mother's instability was finally made clear.is a fascinating glimpse into the life of a child star in the 1980s, but it is also a startling tale of a family under the care of a neurotic and competitive mother.But perhaps most importantly, it is a meditation on motherhood in an age when "Tiger Mothering" has reached critical mass.Melissa asks, how hard should you push a child to succeed, and at what point does your help turn into harm?Former CNBC anchor Melissa Francis spoke with Jeff Reeves from Investor about why she left the Englewood, New Jersey-based financial news network for Fox Business News.[via Talking Biz News] Here's an except from their interview: Q: Fox Business seems to be gathering momentum for an outlet that hasn’t even celebrated its fifth birthday. A: I spent nine fantastic years at CNBC, and now I’m thrilled to join the team at Fox Business. The scope of the Fox Business network is broader — it is not just focused on the day trader, but rather anyone who cares about what happens to their money, their retirement or the financial welfare of their family.