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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PARIS LVMH , the world's biggest luxury group, cautioned on Wednesday that an uncertain economic climate meant its second half results may not match its sterling performance in the first six months of the year.
BERLIN/PARIS German consumer electronics retailer Ceconomy will become the largest shareholder in French music and book retailer Fnac Darty , marking its entry into France just weeks after it was spun off from Metro.
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PARIS Channel tunnel operator Eurotunnel said on Tuesday that the outlook for the British economy remained positive despite Brexit, as it kept its forecasts for more profit and dividend growth for this year and next.
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PARIS Chinese conglomerate Fosun is still in talks to buy a stake in French ski resorts and amusement parks operator Compagnie des Alpes and also has a few French consumer goods companies on its radar, Senior Vice-President Jim Jiannong Qian said on Tuesday.
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PARIS French hoteliers cheered on Wednesday a Paris City Council decision making it mandatory from December for people renting their apartments on short-term rental websites such as Airbnb to register their property with the town hall.