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

Investors May Have Omarosa to Thank for Pretty Good Week

Investors May Have Omarosa to Thank for Pretty Good Week

Thanks, Omarosa. And you too, Bob Mueller, for distracting the president this week from trade wars and tariff skirmishes and allowing investors to make some money.

Humid, Disagreeable Outlook for Stocks as U.S. Bullies Friends and Allies

Humid, Disagreeable Outlook for Stocks as U.S. Bullies Friends and Allies

The president is undeterred, and appears to delight in the misfortunes of other nations who feel the lash of his tariffs and temper tantrums.

S&P 500 Moves Back Toward Record Levels Even With Trade War Heating Up

S&P 500 Moves Back Toward Record Levels Even With Trade War Heating Up

Stocks rise in the U.S and China even amid signs that the trade war may get hotter before it cools down.

Wells Fargo to Pay $2 Billion for Abuses in Selling Mortgage-Backed Bonds

Wells Fargo to Pay $2 Billion for Abuses in Selling Mortgage-Backed Bonds

Wells Fargo will pay about $2 billion in penalties for misrepresenting loan quality in mortgage-backed securities.

Booming U.S. Economy Generates a Dud Week for Investors

Booming U.S. Economy Generates a Dud Week for Investors

It's all about the outlook, made explicit during an earnings season that's featured several solid performances tempered by lowered expectations.

Here Comes Boeing's Earnings

Here Comes Boeing's Earnings

Boeing reports earnings before the market opens on Wednesday, July 25th. Here's what you need to know. Watch!

Trump's Attack on the Federal Reserve and China Leaves Investors Feeling Strange

Trump's Attack on the Federal Reserve and China Leaves Investors Feeling Strange

Equity investors aren't overburdening their brokers with buy orders as they contemplate more out-of-the-ordinary presidential utterances.

Berkshire Hathaway Loosens Buyback Rule to Help Spend $109 Billion

Berkshire Hathaway Loosens Buyback Rule to Help Spend $109 Billion

Warren Buffett now has a way to spend a $109 billion cash hoard.

Trade War Sparks Fear of Imported Inflation as Consumer Prices Set to Rise

Trade War Sparks Fear of Imported Inflation as Consumer Prices Set to Rise

Equity investors make their bets on what they think is going to happen in the quarters to come, and one thing that looks to be coming is a dose of imported inflation sparked by a growing trade war.

Bring on Trump's Trade War

Bring on Trump's Trade War

Now may be the time for the U.S. to start a trade war because its economy is stronger than China's and less dependent on exports, but the ending may not be in American hands.