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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Sen. Elizabeth Warren's letter could goose SEC Chair Mary Jo White to be tougher on rules and enforcement, Politico's Ben White says.
Martin O'Malley's past centrist views and Wall Street hobnobbing may make it especially challenging for him, Politico's Ben White says.
Charges of sexism also belittle Elizabeth Warren, who has played a serious game of hardball versus the president on trade, Politico's Ben White says.
A softening economy is among the things most likely to derail a Hillary Clinton bid for the White House in 2016, Politico's Ben White says.
The economy added 173,000 jobs in August, lower than expected, while the unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent.
"It's time to align our monetary policy with economic progress," the Richmond Fed chief said, adding that the labor market no longer warrants zero rates.
The government employment report may usher in a sea-change that could pressure stocks further, Jim Paulsen tells CNBC.
Markets need to calm down for the Fed to pull the trigger on an interest rate hike, Ethan Harris says.