Ben White

Chief Economic Correspondent, Politico

Ben White appears in the following:

On to the Next One. Trump’s New Focus: Tax Reform

Friday, August 25, 2017

Since the spring, the Trump administration has made big promises to reform the tax code. As some of the proposals are disclosed, who will benefit and how will it be paid for?

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Trump Unveils Plan to Cut Taxes, Who Will Benefit?

Friday, April 28, 2017

Many presidents before him have tried — and failed — to enact tax reform. For his plan to succeed, there's going to be negotiations.


Rising Stocks and the Trump Effect

Friday, March 10, 2017

Wall Street seems unfazed by the issues that have surfaced in the Trump administration — but even as stocks reach record highs, should Americans brace for a drop?


Businesses Shy Away from Presidential Conventions

Friday, July 15, 2016

Corporate CEOs and Wall Street executives are keeping their checkbooks closed and staying home for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.


The New York Primary: Where Politicians and Wall Street Collide

Friday, April 15, 2016

In an unlikely turn of events, New York's primary matters. So what happens when campaigns that bash bankers and "big money" come to Wall Street's home turf?


Volkswagen Sputters as the Popemobile Cruises Along

Friday, September 25, 2015

VW installs software that can deceive emissions inspections. And the pope visits the U.S. with a message about tolerance and fairness in the world economy.


A Goldman Sachs App for the Average Joe?

Friday, June 19, 2015

Goldman's CEO Lloyd Blankfein is making moves to lend directly to consumers and small businesses via the web.


Trading Pantsuits for Hoodies

Friday, March 27, 2015

A move by Wall Street's top female executive for a job at Google could mean finance isn't the biggest game in town anymore.


Billionaires Finance Candidates Championing the Middle Class

Friday, February 13, 2015

For a $100,000 a ticket, you can meet Jeb Bush. Got at least a million to spend? Hillary Clinton’s supporters want to hear from you. We're previewing the race to raise millions.


Four Business Issues Congress Could Tackle This Fall

Friday, August 29, 2014

Tax inversions. Infrastructure. Immigration. The minimum wage. When the summer recess ends, what will Congress do about these business-related issues?


My Turn: Timothy Geithner's Take on the Financial Crisis

Friday, May 09, 2014

The former Treasury Secretary's forthcoming book Stress Test details his account of account of just what happened during the financial crisis.


The Rich Fight Back!

Friday, March 21, 2014

The 1 percent pushes back against the rise of populism.

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What Does 2014 Hold for Corporate Profits, Inequality and the Economy?

Friday, January 03, 2014

This week on Money Talking, Rana Foroohar of Time magazine and Ben White of Politico weigh in on what companies and lawmakers need to do in 2014 to keep the U.S. economy moving in the...


Syria Debate Hits Budget Negotiations

Friday, September 06, 2013

The debate in Congress this week over whether to give President Obama authorization to take military action in Syria crowded out talk of economic issues like funding the government, raising the debt limit, picking a new boss at Federal Reserve and immigration reform.


Holiday Weekend Washington News

Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Ben White, chief economic correspondent for Politico, will discuss what Washington political news has occurred over the extended holiday weekend, and what needs to happen on Capitol Hill before January 1st.

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Money Talking: Wall Street CEOs and the Fiscal Cliff

Friday, October 12, 2012

As the November election approaches, lawmakers are spending more time campaigning and less time working to avoid the "fiscal cliff," the trigger set to send Americans' taxes higher ...