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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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 Democrats'simmering internal war on trade will play out both in DC and on the 2016 campaign trail, Politico's Ben White says.
The new book "Clinton Cash" may not be happy reading for Hillary Clinton as she mounts her presidential campaign, 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.