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: Sony damage gets worse

    As if having the emails of all its employees revealed and its computers still under siege, it just keeps getting worse for Sony. The stars of its upcoming movie “The Interview” are skipping appearances,...

  • Coverage: Tech companies rally around Microsoft

    The biggest names in tech are backing the ultimate giant in the industry – Microsoft. The company is trying to keep U.S. authorities from seizing customer emails in Ireland, and everyone is showing their...

  • Coverage: Investors pay $8.3 billion for PetSmart

    While reported valuations varied slightly, BC Partners is paying more than $8 billion for PetSmart to gain access to millions of people who spend loads of money on their pets for treats and toys....

  • Coverage: Earning an IPO

    Several Wall Street firms were fined for the way they hand and recruit business for initial public offerings. While fines aren’t rare, they usually point to large, systemic problems. Here are a few of...

  • Coverage: What does falling oil prices mean for Tesla?

    Oil prices are dropping, making many consumers happy, particularly since it’s right before the holiday travel and shopping season. But one maker of electric cars might not be so excited – Tesla — or...