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

Boeing Falls Most on Dow as Arrest of China Exec Worsens Trade Fears

Boeing Falls Most on Dow as Arrest of China Exec Worsens Trade Fears

Boeing Co. shares fell the most on the Dow Jones Industrial Average after the arrest of a Chinese executive in Canada raised fears of a worsening trade war.

Banks Lead Dow to Worst Day Since October on Yield Curve Fears

Banks Lead Dow to Worst Day Since October on Yield Curve Fears

Concerns about future economic growth were worsened by a signal in the bond market that has foreshadowed recessions in the past.

Judge Orders Trump Administration to Restore Acosta's Press Pass

Judge Orders Trump Administration to Restore Acosta's Press Pass

A federal judge on Friday issued a temporary restraining order to restore CNN correspondent Jim Acosta's White House press pass.

Federal Reserve Will Review How Well It Makes Policy and Communicates

Federal Reserve Will Review How Well It Makes Policy and Communicates

The Fed will start a review next year of how it meets its goals of promoting employment and controlling inflation and how well it communicates to the public.

Sterling Rises as British Prime Minister Moves Forward With Brexit Plan

Sterling Rises as British Prime Minister Moves Forward With Brexit Plan

Sterling gains after Prime Minister Theresa May said she had secured cabinet approval for her Brexit deal.

Sessions Quits as Attorney General at Request of President Trump

Sessions Quits as Attorney General at Request of President Trump

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has resigned after enduring almost two years of abuse from President Donald Trump,

Democrats Win House, Republicans Retain Senate in Midterm Showdown

Democrats Win House, Republicans Retain Senate in Midterm Showdown

The Democratic-controlled House is likely to generate political headaches for President Trump.

Election Night: The Battle For Control of Congress

Election Night: The Battle For Control of Congress

Amid heavy turnout, results signal Democrats retake the House while the GOP gains seats in the Senate.

Politics and Portfolios: An Investor's Guide to the Midterms

Politics and Portfolios: An Investor's Guide to the Midterms

TheStreet's senior editor, John Pickering, breaks down what investors need to know about the midterms.

For Investors, Midterms Not Likely to Resolve Tariff and Trade War Woes

For Investors, Midterms Not Likely to Resolve Tariff and Trade War Woes

The chief drivers of investor sentiment -- a China trade war, tariffs and interest rates -- aren't likely to change no matter what happens at the ballot box, most Wall Street analysts said.