The Weekend Ticker: Willis, Maddow, Jarvis

By Merrill Knox 

  • When she’s not anchoring her Fox Business show, Gerri Willis is an avid golfer. “It teaches really great life lessons — patience (which I am still working on), focus and concentration, as well as honesty,” she tells
  • How did MSNBC host Rachel Maddow find time to complete her best-selling book, Drift? By locking herself in her literary agent’s office with no internet access, she tells the Los Angeles Times. “It was like writing my dissertation, which almost also killed me.”
  • In honor of Tax Day, CBS business and economics correspondent Rebecca Jarvis gives Shop It To Me some financial advice. “Think of your tax refund as a fresh opportunity to improve your future,” she says. “Put it toward improving your health or learning a new skill.”