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

Fed Minutes Show Appetite for Steady Diet of Rate Increases

Fed Minutes Show Appetite for Steady Diet of Rate Increases

Federal Reserve officials believe the best way to encourage a steady U.S. economy is to raise interest rates gradually.

Kavanaugh Confirmed by Senate as Trump Tilts Supreme Court to Right

Kavanaugh Confirmed by Senate as Trump Tilts Supreme Court to Right

The U.S. Senate voted to confirm Kavanaugh as the newest member of the Supreme Court to strengthen the conservative wing of the nation's highest judicial body.

Ford to Cut Salaried Workers Worldwide to Reduce Bureaucracy

Ford to Cut Salaried Workers Worldwide to Reduce Bureaucracy

Ford Motor Co. will reorganize its salaried workforce worldwide, flatten its business operations and create a more efficient company that results in fewer white collar jobs

Jamie Dimon Takes On President Trump, Thinks Better of It

Jamie Dimon Takes On President Trump, Thinks Better of It

For a few minutes there, it looked like Jamie Dimon was on a mission to speak truth to power, specifically U.S. President Donald Trump.

Markets Soar to Records Just as Long as President Keeps His Job

Markets Soar to Records Just as Long as President Keeps His Job

The market's gains depend on his staying in office, President Trump said this week.

Global Consumer Is the Hero of the Longest Bull Market

Global Consumer Is the Hero of the Longest Bull Market

The heroes of the bull market aren't politicians or businessmen or even Fed chairmen: it's U.S. and global consumers.

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.