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: The biggest IPO ever

    Well, it doesn’t get more exciting than this – the biggest initial public offering in the history of initial public offerings was sold tonight. Alibaba, the Chinese online retailing giant, raised billions of dollars....

  • Coverage: Fed standing strong

    The Federal Reserve Board is sticking with its current stimulus and interest rate policy, according to a statement released Wednesday. It cited unemployment as the main reason for the decision. Binyamin Applebaum had this...

  • Coverage: Calpers bailing on hedge funds

    After becoming one of the first pension funds to invest in hedge funds, Calpers is one of the first to bail on all their investments, saying it will pull nearly $4 billion from fund...

  • Coverage: A beer conglomerate is brewing

    The battle for being the king of beers (although mostly cheap, mass-produced ones) is apparently heating up. Some analysts are unsure if the rumored sale will be allowed to go through, while others predict...

  • Coverage: Sinopec sells stake

    China is looking to boost returns in its state-run businesses by selling pieces to investors. It’s a move that opens these companies up to market forces, but likely doesn’t signal a loosening of the...