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, lives in New Jersey with his wife and two sons.
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While 2016's anemic growth level isn't an automatic disqualifier for a rate increase, the bar just got a little higher.
The economy grew far less than expected as inventories fell for the first time since 2011, but a surge in spending pointed to underlying strength.
Statisticians have found evidence that efforts to adjust the country's measure of economic growth for seasonal fluctuations have not been successful.
The number of Americans filing for benefits rose more than expected last week, but the trend continued to point to sustained labor market strength.