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.
"America is pretending like we're this island," when all other major central banks are easing, Mark Grant tells CNBC.
The US economy is healthy and better equipped for shocks than before the financial crisis, the Fed's Bill Dudley says.
Nuveen's Bob Doll tells CNBC why he doesn’t see a recession this year and what's next for the stock market.
Consumers are feeling less optimistic than expected so far this month, a survey said Friday.