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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Hillary Clinton's speech is intended, in part, to wed the "growth" and "fairness" wings of the Democratic Party, Politico's Ben White says.
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.
Eric Rosengren still expects the Fed to raise rates this year despite what the head of the Boston Fed called a "weak" September jobs report.
Stocks sank and investors ran to Treasurys after a disappointing jobs report pushed off expectations for a Fed rate hike into 2016.
The economy created 142,000 jobs in September, a number that whiffed on expectations and could cool expectations that the Fed will start raising rates.
The Labor Department said Friday that the unemployment rate remained at 5.1 percent in September, but that's not the only number to look at.