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: Google earnings miss estimates

    Apparently for digital companies to make money these days they need a strong mobile presence, videos and loads of cash to fund it. Google, which has minted money in the past, stumbled in its...

  • Coverage: U.K. trader arrested in flash crash

    It’s hard to believe that one trader could have such an outsized impact on the stock market, but that’s what the Justice Department is claiming. It arrested a lone U.K. trader for alleged cheating...

  • Coverage: Senators urge blocking Comcast-TWC merger

    Comcast’s proposed takeover of Time Warner Cable might be in danger. Because the deal has to pass two different regulatory agencies, it could be harder for the company to win over regulators. And now...

  • Coverage: IBM earnings beat expectations

    IBM earnings seem to be turning the corner. The company beat analysts’ expectations as new lines of business contributed to the bottom line. Investors have been patient about the turnaround, but is this enough?...

  • Coverage: Customers overwhelm Target web site

    Apparently flowers are in demand. Customers looking to buy luxury brand Lilly Pulitzer’s Target collection overwhelmed the web site on Sunday as they tried to get a piece of action. The Wall Street Journal...