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

Trump's in Florida, Stock Markets Gain for Second Day: Coincidence?

Trump's in Florida, Stock Markets Gain for Second Day: Coincidence?

With the President at his Florida golf club for a second day, markets rise for a second day. Could those events be related?

Sean Hannity Is One of Trump Lawyer Cohen's Three Clients

Sean Hannity Is One of Trump Lawyer Cohen's Three Clients

Sean Hannity, the Fox News personality, is one of President Trump's lawyer's three clients.

Stock Markets Are Collateral Damage as Trump Threatens China Trade War

Stock Markets Are Collateral Damage as Trump Threatens China Trade War

The President is willing to risk the loss of hundreds of billions of dollars of U.S. stock market value and the jobs of millions of Americans as he escalates a trade war with China on principle, he says.

Amazon and GM Shares Recover as Trump Tariff Talk Is Mainly Bark, Little Bite

Amazon and GM Shares Recover as Trump Tariff Talk Is Mainly Bark, Little Bite

Stocks rebounded Wednesday, another roller-coaster for investors as markets reacted to the moods of the mercurial President before realizing that his bark is worse than his bite.

It's Trump's Stock Market Now as Indexes Turn Negative for 2018

It's Trump's Stock Market Now as Indexes Turn Negative for 2018

Trump has the same winning percentage in the markets so far that President Obama had during his eight years, but the president keeps stepping on his own policies.

Trump's Amazon Assault Shows He Can't Leave Well Enough Alone

Trump's Amazon Assault Shows He Can't Leave Well Enough Alone

The basic features of a prosperous corporate environment are all around us, but it's become difficult to stick to that narrative amid all the diversions, including from the President.

Trump's Stock-Boosting Policies Stepped on by Trump the Policy-Maker

Trump's Stock-Boosting Policies Stepped on by Trump the Policy-Maker

The major stock market indexes have given up all the gains posted since November as the Trump policies that have boosted stocks have been stepped on by Trump the policy-maker.

Trump Policies Boost Stock Markets Even as Policymakers Flout Corporate Norms

Trump Policies Boost Stock Markets Even as Policymakers Flout Corporate Norms

Trump administration policies are great for corporate profits, but they're being promoted by policymakers whose behavior and instincts would render them anathema in any well-run company.

The Larry Kudlow Stock Rally Meets the Trump Trade

The Larry Kudlow Stock Rally Meets the Trump Trade

The Dow rose for the first time this week as fears of a global trade war receded amid expectations that President Trump's new chief economic adviser, Lawrence Kudlow, will restrain the protectionist streak the President sometimes displays.

Rex Tillerson Out, Broadcom Deal Blocked, Inflation Tamed: Trump Trade Rolls On

Rex Tillerson Out, Broadcom Deal Blocked, Inflation Tamed: Trump Trade Rolls On

Equity investors don't blink at Trump news, keep eye on the prize of burgeoning bull market.