Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi

Ali Velshi is CNN’s chief business correspondent and host of Your $$$$$, CNN’s weekend business roundtable program, as well as a regular contributor and anchor for Issue #1, the network’s in-depth coverage initiative on issues that matters to CNN’s audience. He also hosts The Ali Velshi Show, a weekly call-in radio program on both CNN Radio and Live.

Based in New York, Velshi has covered the U.S. government’s bailout plan, the financial collapses of corporations such as AIG, and Hurricanes Gustav and Ike, reporting on the impact of the storms on oil refineries. He covered the Enron story at every step since it hit the national spotlight in 2001 and reported live from Ford headquarters, as the company announced the layoff of 30,000 workers.

A veteran of financial news, Velshi recently hosted The Turnaround, which assisted troubled small business owners in planning for success. His first book, Gimme My Money Back: Your Guide to Beating the Financial Crisis, was released in early 2009.


Ali Velshi Gets Lucky

CNN business correspondent Ali Velshi discusses his career in television and all of the luck he’s...