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Ben White

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Chief economics correspondent for Politico and a contributor to CNBC

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When Hillary Clinton said she was worried about insecurity in the workplace, Jeb Bush scoffed and promised to “hail” an Uber to go to his next event.

It's the "Gig Economy," Stupid…

When Hillary Clinton said she was worried about insecurity in the workplace, Jeb Bush scoffed and promised to “hail” an Uber to go to his next event.

from To the Point

There was another apology today from Jamie Dimon -- the man once known as Wall Street's smartest banker — this time at a meeting of JP Morgan Chase shareholders, for the now-infamous…

JP Morgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon Keeps His Job

There was another apology today from Jamie Dimon -- the man once known as Wall Street's smartest banker — this time at a meeting of JP Morgan Chase shareholders, for the now-infamous…

from To the Point

The Chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisors is leaving the White House.

Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers to Leave

The Chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisors is leaving the White House.

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President Trump decides he’s done waiting for Congress to fund his border wall. He’s doing it himself, or at least trying to, anyway.

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Federal prosecutors announced charges today in what they call the “largest college admissions scam” they’ve ever prosecuted. More than a dozen people charged are from L.A.

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