Liz Hester

Liz Hester

Liz Hester is a former vice president of internal communications at JP Morgan Chase. Before that, Hester was a reporter on the finance team at Bloomberg News, where she covered Wall Street banks and initial public offerings, among other beats. She has a bachelor’s degree from Wake Forest University and a master’s degree from Northwestern University. Hester will be the primary writer for Talking Biz 2.

Latest Stories by Liz Hester

  • Coverage: UnitedHealth buying pharmacy-benefit company

    UnitedHealth Group Inc. is betting that the next wave in health coverage is going to be pharmacy related. It is spending more than $12 billion to buy Catamaran in a move to counter rising...

  • Coverage: Greece back in the news

    Greece is looking to raise money as part of the conditions to its creditors. The country is struggling to raise cash and meet new conditions in order to secure more bailout money. One plan...

  • Coverage: Silicon Valley is the new Wall Street

    Ruth Porat is worth $70 million. And that’s not likely a paycheck that her former employer Morgan Stanley could match. On Tuesday, she announced she was moving to Google. And Silicon Valley takes another...

  • Coverage: Facebook makes messenger business oriented

    After splitting the messenger app from it’s main app last year, Facebook is looking to earn some money from it. It also opened up the app to developers and announced last week that it...

  • Coverage: Kraft to be purchased by private equity firm

    Private-equity firm 3G Capital is looking to purchase Kraft Foods and its ubiquitous blue boxes of macaroni and cheese. The deal would add another consumer brand to its holdings, as the firm bets no...