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Alasdair Pal

Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Sep 19 2017

Website suspends Purplebricks reviews page after legal threats

LONDON Britain's largest independent estate agent reviews site allAgents has removed Purplebricks' page after the online company questioned the authenticity of critical write-ups.

Aug 17 2017

European stocks and bond yields fall after Fed flags weak inflation

LONDON European stocks and bond yields fell in early trade on Thursday after the Federal Reserve expressed concern over weak U.S. inflation, a trend which has clouded the outlook for the world's largest economy.

Aug 09 2017

Telit shares plummet as CEO takes leave of absence

LONDON, Aug 9 The chief executive of technology firm Telit has taken a leave of absence after the London-listed company said it had discovered he had been indicted in the United States 25 years ago over an alleged mortgage fraud.

Jul 12 2017

Carillion bondholders brace for painful talks as shares plunge

LONDON Carillion's lenders are preparing for potentially painful restructuring talks if the British construction company is unable to stabilise its business and plunging share price, sources familiar with the company and its investors said.

Jul 12 2017

Carillion bondholders brace for painful talks as shares plunge

LONDON, July 12 Carillion's lenders are preparing for potentially painful restructuring talks if the British construction company is unable to stabilise its business and plunging share price, sources familiar with the company and its investors said.

Jul 10 2017

Short sellers reap dividend of Carillion's profit warning

July 10 British construction services firm Carillion's profit warning, CEO departure and dividend suspension will not have surprised many funds who saw "short" bets on its stock pay off.

Jun 27 2017

In Amazon's shadow, hedge funds take aim at Brexit-hit retailers

LONDON Hedge funds have significantly stepped up bets against Britain's traditional high street retailers, as the sector struggles with online competition, worries about a stretched consumer and weakening sales and profits.

Jun 22 2017

Exclusive: Fake online stores reveal gamblers' shadow banking system

LONDON A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found. | Video

Jun 22 2017

Exclusive: Fake online stores reveal gamblers' shadow banking system

A network of dummy online stores offering household goods has been used as a front for internet gambling payments, a Reuters examination has found. | Video

Jun 14 2017

Debt collectors make Europe's bad loans pay again

LONDON When Heli Vesanto’s Norwegian gym thought she had fallen a month behind on her membership fees, it did not contact her itself but called on one of Europe's largest debt collection companies instead.

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