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: Netflix reports earnings

    Netflix is flying high, adding new subscribers and profit. The company’s original content strategy is working, earning them 31 Emmy nominations. Quarterly results reported Monday were impressive. Bloomberg Businessweek’s Ashlee Vance reported the quarter’s...

  • Coverage: Dodd-Frank four years later

    It’s the four-year anniversary of the Dodd-Frank financial reform law, and while some changes have been made, there is still a lot of work to do. The coverage was minimal, particularly when you consider...

  • Coverage: Microsoft cutting workers

    Software giant Microsoft is making its largest numbers of layoffs ever. While the move will likely help with profits, the company is really looking to clean up past mistakes and shed extra weight. Shira...

  • Coverage: Murdoch values Time Warner at $80 billion

    It’s hard to imagine leaving $80 billion on the table. But that’s exactly what Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes did in recent weeks, rejecting a buyout offer from 21st Century Fox. The New York...

  • Coverage: Tobacco firms plan to merge

    In a complicated deal, Reynolds American will buy Lorillard. It’s hard to believe that a merger would be good, but with stagnant growth, tobacco powerhouses have to find some way to try to grow....