Melissa Francis joined FOX Business Network (FBN) as an anchor in January 2012 and is the co-host of After The Bell (weekdays 4-5PM/ET) with David Asman.
Prior to joining FBN, Francis served as an anchor at CNBC, where she co- anchored "Power Lunch" and "The Call." When Francis joined CNBC in 2003, she was the first reporter to broadcast live from the floor of the New York Mercantile Exchange, providing hourly reports for the network and distinguishing herself as the foremost expert on commodities.
Before joining CNBC, Francis was a correspondent for CNET's broadcast unit, where she covered finance, technology and consumer products. Prior to CNET, Francis was a reporter for News 12 New Jersey, and anchored for many New England television stations in Hartford, Manchester, and Providence. She also served as producer for WCSH-TV NBC Portland and researcher for the MacNeil/Lehrer NewsHour.
Francis holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Harvard University.
Fri Oct 02, 2015
The After the Bell panel weighs in on President Obama’s comments on the U.S. economy and Russia’s involvement in Syria.
Wed Sep 30, 2015
Former Navy Pilot Lea Gabrielle, Fox News National Security Analyst KT McFarland and the Institute for the Study of War’s Chris Harmer on Russia’s airstrikes in Syria.
Mainstay Capital Management CEO David Kudla, NewOak Capital President James Frischling, Capitalistpig Hedge Fund’s Jonathan Hoenig and Bubba Trading Chief Strategist Todd Horwitz on the economy ...
Tue Sep 29, 2015
Fox Car Report Editor Gary Gastelu, The Wall Street Journal’s Dan Henninger and Point View Wealth Management President David Dietze and Tesla’s Model X electric SUV.
University of Maryland Economics Professor Peter Morici and The Wall Street Journal’s Dan Henninger on the housing market and the U.S. economy.
Mon Sep 28, 2015
Harvard Professor Jeff Miron, fomer George H.W. Bush Speechwriter Mary Kate Cary and Democratic Strategist Julie Roginsky weigh in on Donald Trump’s tax plan.
Former White House Director of Economic Policy Todd Buchholz weighs in on Donald Trump’s tax plan.
(Ret.) Maj. Gen. Jack Keane weighs in on President Obama’s meeting with President Putin and the crisis in Syria.
Fri Sep 25, 2015
The After the Bell panel weighs in on Pope Francis’ visit to New York City and Catholic schools in America.
The After the Bell panel weighs in on Pope Francis’ views on immigration and visit to the U.S.
Tue Sep 22, 2015
The After the Bell panel on Bernie Sanders’ 2016 presidential campaign.
FBN’s Liz MacDonald, The Washington Examiner’s Byron York and Republican Strategist Noelle Nikpour discuss Carly Fiorina’s business background and her 2016 presidential campaign.
Mon Sep 21, 2015
Fox News Contributor Karl Rove on Carly Fiorina’s rise in the latest poll and the battle of the outsiders in the 2016 presidential race.
Fri Sep 18, 2015
Kaltbaum Capital Management’s Gary Kaltbaum, Point View Wealth Management’s John Petrides and Barron’s Senior Editor Jack Hough on the market selloff and the Fed’s interest rate decision.
Thu Sep 17, 2015
The FBN panel weighs in on whether the Fed will raise rates later in 2015.
CFTC Commissioner Chris Giancarlo on the Fed’s decision not to raise rates and how it weighs on volatility in the markets.
Moody’s Chief Economist John Lonski, the Council on Foreign Relations’ Benn Steil and TheFiscalTimes.com’ s Liz Peek on the concerns over the Fed not raising interest rates.
Federal Reserve Board Economist Andrew Levin, United Advisors Chief Market Strategist Scott Martin and former Federal Reserve Economist David Jones on whether the U.S. markets and economy would be ...
Former Rep. Ron Paul, (R-TX), weighs in on the Federal Reserve and the interest rate decision.
Former Federal Reserve Economist David Jones, RBS Chief U.S. Economist Michelle Girard and United Advisors Chief Market Strategist Scott Martin react to the Fed’s interest rate decision.
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