Lou Whiteman

Lou Whiteman has covered transports and the industrials for The Deal for nearly two decades, developing extensive contacts including industry leaders, consultants, regulators and labor representatives. Whiteman has reported on negotiations between major airlines ahead of deal announcements, identified takeout targets in aerospace prior to auctions being made public and participated in briefings with regulators and airline CEOs. Prior to joining The Deal, Whiteman covered community and regional banks for American Banker and was also a reporter for the Baltimore Business Journal. He has appeared on numerous television and radio outlets, including CNN International and National Public Radio, and has a bachelor’s degree from Loyola University Maryland.

Recent Articles By The Author

Arconic Margins in the Spotlight as Elliott Watches Closely

Arconic Margins in the Spotlight as Elliott Watches Closely

The newly-independent company is already under activist pressure, but with special dividends and M&A on the backburner the primary focus is improving operations

Mexico-Dependent Kansas City Southern Says Trump-Related Concerns Overblown

Mexico-Dependent Kansas City Southern Says Trump-Related Concerns Overblown

The company's outlook remained upbeat.

Tesla Shares May Now Be Unstoppable

Tesla Shares May Now Be Unstoppable

At least according to one Wall Street veteran.

CSX Shares Explode on Activist Expectations

CSX Shares Explode on Activist Expectations

The transport company gained more than $8 billion in market capitalization on hopes that an activist campaign is forthcoming. Be warned, it's a long road ahead.

Here's the Railroad Legend That Hopes to Score Big Once Again, This Time With CSX

Here's the Railroad Legend That Hopes to Score Big Once Again, This Time With CSX

This guy has driven some impressive results.