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.
An index that hints at the outlook for the U.S. economy rose modestly in August but fell short of Wall Street expectations.
The Scotland "no" vote brought relief to a White House worried about the impact of a schism, Politico's Ben White says.
This is a comparison of today's FOMC statement with the one issued after the Fed's previous policy-making meeting on July 30.
A closely watched barometer of business conditions showed the manufacturing sector lost steam in September, and fell short of market estimates.
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