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: Fed ends bond buying stimulus

    While it’s been coming for some time, the Federal Reserve’s decision to end its historic bond buying stimulus program is one to note. It’s the end of an era left over from the financial...

  • Coverage: Facebook drops after warning on costs

    Facebook reported third quarter earnings Tuesday after the market closed, but that didn’t keep investors from selling after hours after hearing the company’s projections for the rest of the year. Bloomberg had these details...

  • Coverage: Bank of America settlement in jeopardy

    The Securities and Exchange Commission could derail Bank of America’s mortgage settlement. The internal political battle could affect the way the bank does business including how it sells shares to wealthy investors. The Wall...

  • Coverage: CVS, Rite Aid drop Apple Pay

    Apple’s new payment system has been around for less than two weeks and it’s already coming under fire. Over the weekend, two of the nation’s drugstore chains decided to stop accepting it. The New...

  • 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...