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: Amazon shares drop after earnings

    Investors are tired of waiting for the online retailing giant Amazon to actually make money. It’s hard to believe with all the stuff the company sells that it isn’t profitable, but investments continue to...

  • Coverage: More trouble for automakers

    The news that automakers have taken another hit means that car companies working to regain consumer trust have suffered another setback.  Airbags are now exploding, forcing car makers to recall them and consumers to...

  • Coverage: Total CEO dies In plane crash

    The news that oil giant Total’s CEO Christophe de Margerie was killed in a plane crash in Moscow shocked the business world. It also kicked off speculation about who would take over the company....

  • Coverage: Two different tech companies

    IBM and Apple reported earnings on Monday, but the stories were vastly different for the two technology companies. IBM is backing off from its 2015 earnings forecast, while Apple is riding high on the...

  • Coverage: Yahoo back in the Spotlight

    Yahoo is still coming under pressure from investors, particularly about what the company will do with its windfall from the initial public offering of Alibaba. CEO Marissa Mayer may make her thoughts known when...