Prior to joining Politico in the fall of 2009, White served as a Wall Street reporter for the New York Times, where he shared a Society of Business Editors and Writers (SABEW) award for breaking news coverage of the financial crisis.
From 2005 to 2007, White was Wall Street correspondent and U.S. Banking Editor at the Financial Times. White worked at the Washington Post for nine years before joining the FT. He served as national political researcher and research assistant to columnist David S. Broder and later as Wall Street correspondent.
White, a 1994 graduate of Kenyon College, has two sons and lives in New York City.
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Ben White, Chief Economic Correspondent, CNBC Contributor, POLITICO, discusses whether the pending resignation of House Speaker John Boehner will have an impact on a potential government shutdown.
Mitt Romney was eviscerated for his work record of slashing and burning jobs. Can Carly Fiorina avoid the same fate? Politico's Ben White asks.
If the central bank makes a mistake and moves too fast to raise rates, it could prove fatal to the Democratic nominee, Politico's Ben White says.
A new poll showing much pessimism explains why The Donald has caught fire and why Hillary is having so much trouble, Politico's Ben White says.
The Fed should communicate its views well enough that markets will not be taken by surprise by a rate hike, a top U.S. central banker said.
Interest rate fluctuations and anxiety over new mortgage rules had borrowers rushing to their lenders.
Exports took a hit from an ailing global economy in August, fueling the largest expansion of the U.S. trade deficit in five months.
The pace of growth in the U.S. services sector decelerated in September as new orders and business activity slowed, according to an industry report.