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: Facebook earnings show gains

    Remember when there was a question about if Facebook was going to continue to show earnings growth? Well, the company answered it this quarter. The Washington Post story by Hayley Tsukayama pointed out several...

  • Coverage: Strong dollar hits earnings

    While it might seem counterintuitive, a strong U.S. dollar is being blamed for lower corporate earnings this quarter. Companies from Procter & Gamble to Pfizer are reporting results below analysts’ estimates and blaming the...

  • Coverage: Mattel CEO ousted

    The holiday season wasn’t kind to Mattel, and its chief executive officer is paying the price. CEO Bryan Stockton resigned as the toymaker’s profit continued to drop. The Washington Post story by Sarah Halzack...

  • Coverage: Commodities still top story

    The price of oil has been making headlines for weeks, and this one is no exception with oil falling to its lowest level in six years. As prices keep dropping, the coverage gets more...

  • Coverage: ECB announces stimulus

    The European Central Bank is looking to help the European economy grow more quickly by purchasing assets well into 2016. The Wall Street Journal had this story by Brian Blackstone and Paul Hannon: The...