“This was a town that was all but left for dead, until they found natural gas”

Ali Velshi
Ali Velshi is the host of Real Money with Ali Velshi, a half-hour nightly business-news program on Al Jazeera America. Ali previously served as CNN's chief business correspondent, the anchor of CNN International’s World Business Today, and the host of CNN's weekly business roundtable, Your Money. He is also the former host of The Business News, Canada’s first and only prime-time business-news hour, which aired nightly on Report on Business Television. He is the author of How to Speak Money (with CNN’s Christine Romans) and Gimme My Money Back, and he won a National Headliner Award for business and consumer reporting for his CNN special How the Wheels Came Off.