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.
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SAO PAULO, Oct 11 Brazilian retail sales unexpectedly declined in August for the first time in four months, underscoring an uneven recovery for consumers in Latin America's largest economy.
SAO PAULO Further weakness in the Mexican peso is no longer a sure bet after a two-month selloff drove the currency to three-month lows, the latest Reuters poll of market strategists showed, although other Latin American currencies are expected to fall.
SAO PAULO Brazilian inflation likely slowed to a near halt in September, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Tuesday, further bolstering bets that the government will undershoot its target range in 2017 for the first time ever.
SAO PAULO Brazilian wireless carrier Oi SA's two biggest creditor groups on Monday reaffirmed their commitment to an alternative debt-restructuring plan, about a month after pushing back against a proposal from the company's management.
SAO PAULO Economists expect Brazil's inflation rate to end 2017 below the government's target range for the first time ever, according to a central bank survey on Monday.
BENGALURU/SAO PAULO Mexico and Canada will survive current talks with the United States on trade relatively unscathed, according to a Reuters poll of economists, suggesting U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist threats still have more bark than bite.
SAO PAULO Brazil's inflation rate likely held near an 18-year low through mid-September, a Reuters poll of economists showed on Monday, sparking bets that it may end the year below the central bank's target.
SAO PAULO Economic activity in Brazil expanded at a faster pace than expected in July, suggesting the economy got off to a solid start to the third quarter despite a string of mixed reports.
SAO PAULO Retail sales growth in Brazil slowed to a halt in July as a tax hike hit fuel sales, suggesting a recent pickup in consumer spending may be more uneven than previously expected.
SAO PAULO Brazilian inflation hit a fresh 18-year low in August due to an abundant harvest, undershooting all estimates and giving plenty of room for the central bank to keep cutting interest rates.