Author: Liz Hester

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Storyhunter is hunting the globe for stories

Alexander Ragir is a co-founder and chief operating officer of Storyhunter. A former foreign correspondent for Bloomberg News in Rio de Janeiro, he frequently contributed to Bloomberg Markets and Businessweek. He won the Overseas PressClub’s award in 2010...

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Coverage: Fed sets stage to hike rates

Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen may have added some confusion into the debate over when the Federal Reserve will raise rates during her testimony to the Senate Banking Committee. She’s certainly making sure...

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Coverage: Honda CEO steps down

After several years of recalls and other issues, Honda’s chief executive officer is being replaced with what some are calling a low-level engineer. He’s certainly an unknown to run one of the world’s largest...

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Coverage: Wal-Mart raising wages

Some might say it’s been a long time coming, but Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is finally raising wages for entry-level employees. Sruthi Ramakrishnan and Nathan Layne had this story for Reuters: Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) said it...

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Coverage: Samsung makes mobile move

One of the biggest buzzwords these days is mobile. Technologies, marketers, bankers and everyone in between are trying to reach consumers through their portable devices. Samsung is moving into the mobile payments space, buying...

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Coverage: Greece seeks loan extension

The new government in Greece has caused many headlines as they cut austerity measures and the country creeps closer to default. Investors, traders, governments and basically everyone has been watching to see who would...