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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U.S. private employers added the fewest jobs since January 2014, far below economists' expectations, a report by a payrolls processor showed.
U.S. nonfarm productivity fell as harsh winter weather weighed on output, pushing labor-related costs to rise at their quickest pace in a year.
US franchise job gains hit the lowest levels last month since July due in large part to a drop in restaurant employment, according to ADP.
The trade deficit in March was much worse than expected, which probably caused the economy to contract slightly.
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