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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

Oct 11 2017

UPDATE 1-Brazil retail sales unexpectedly fall in August

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.

Oct 06 2017

Mexico peso weakness no longer a certainty as elections approach - Reuters poll

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.

Oct 03 2017

Brazil inflation likely grinds to near halt in September

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.

Oct 02 2017

Brazil Oi's creditors reaffirm commitment to alternative plan

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.

Sep 25 2017

Economists expect Brazil 2017 inflation to be below official target

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.

Sep 21 2017

Mexico, Canada economies set to emerge from NAFTA talks intact: Reuters poll

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.

Sep 18 2017

Brazil's inflation likely held near 18-year low in mid-September

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.

Sep 14 2017

Brazil economic activity posts solid start to third quarter

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.

Sep 12 2017

Brazil retail sales growth slows to a halt in July

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.

Sep 06 2017

Brazil inflation hits new 18-year low, below all forecasts

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.

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