John Pickering

 John Pickering is a senior editor at TheStreet responsible for its coverage of U.S. industrial, banking and finance companies, as well as a columnist focusing on the intersection between politics and markets. Before joining TheStreet in 2016, Pickering was a senior editor at Reuters for two years serving as Top News editor, responsible for feature news and the top stories of the day.  Pickering joined Reuters from Bloomberg, where he had a 20-year career working in New York and London on the legal, finance and market teams. Among the stories John has run include key parts of Bloomberg’s coverage of the financial crisis, including the Lehman and General Motors’ bankruptcies, and the AIG rescue.  Other positions he previously held include features editor for Bloomberg’s bond team and as New York-based Latin American team leader.  John, who has a BA from Columbia University and started his career at Accounting Today, also spent five years with Bloomberg in London, where he was an editor at large in charge of Italian and Scandinavian news at various times during that period. Pickering was born in Cleveland and lives in Queens. He has two sons and a daughter, and is a golfer and a pianist in his leisure time.

Recent Articles By The Author

Goldman CEO Blankfein Won't Criticize Trump on Stoking China Trade War Fear

Goldman CEO Blankfein Won't Criticize Trump on Stoking China Trade War Fear

Prospects that the U.S. and China will commence a full-blown trade war are unlikely, Goldman chief says.

Trump Trade Threats Keep Investors Sidelined and Dow Flat-Lined

Trump Trade Threats Keep Investors Sidelined and Dow Flat-Lined

Next on the chopping block may be the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Trump Trade Stuck in Mid-Winter as Volatile President Sends Mixed Signals

Trump Trade Stuck in Mid-Winter as Volatile President Sends Mixed Signals

After all the ups and downs and concomitant anxieties this year, investors in Dow and S&P 500 stocks are about where they started out.

Trump's Trade Policies Already Costly as G-7 Meeting Starts in Canada

Trump's Trade Policies Already Costly as G-7 Meeting Starts in Canada

Investors would be more than $1 trillion richer now if the President had been able to restrain some of his vituperative rhetoric about trade this year.

Deutsche Bank Chief in Talks with Stakeholders About Commerzbank Merger

Deutsche Bank Chief in Talks with Stakeholders About Commerzbank Merger

Deutsche Bank AG Chairman Paul Achleitner has spoken with top shareholders as well as investors and key German government officials in recent months about merging with local competitor Commerzbank AG

UPS Authorizes Teamsters to Call Strike After July 31

UPS Authorizes Teamsters to Call Strike After July 31

UPS workers have authorized their union, the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, to call a strike for the first time since 1997.

U.S. President Headed for Lonely Trip to Ottawa for G-7 Summit

U.S. President Headed for Lonely Trip to Ottawa for G-7 Summit

The U.S. economy is doing great all by itself this week. President Trump seems to want to find out how well it will do by itself in all the weeks to come.

Trump Trade Suffers as President Pursues Peccadillos with Friends

Trump Trade Suffers as President Pursues Peccadillos with Friends

Looks like the U.S. is launching a pointless trade war, after all. Here's what the impact could be for several companies.

At End of May, Investors Signalling They May Stay Away

At End of May, Investors Signalling They May Stay Away

The best bet in the markets may be some combination of bread and circuses, if only to avert the gaze from the Middle East, the Korean Peninsula, and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

Trump Blinks on China Trade War That's Looking Harder to Win

Trump Blinks on China Trade War That's Looking Harder to Win

So much of the anxiety that has pervaded the equity markets in 2018 could have been avoided if the President had simply said or done nothing about starting, or ending, or winning, or losing, global trade wars.