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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

May 18 2017

Cooperman, Omega settle SEC insider trading charges for $4.95 mln

May 18 Billionaire hedge fund manager Leon Cooperman and his firm Omega Advisors Inc agreed on Thursday to pay $4.95 million to settle the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's insider trading lawsuit against them.

May 18 2017

'Trump Trade' turns to trepidation as investors unwind

NEW YORK Investors were shelving rosy hopes for U.S. tax reform and rethinking strategies premised on Donald Trump's economic growth promises on Wednesday, as the President faced his loudest criticism yet over possible collusion between his election campaign and Russia.

May 15 2017

Soros Fund Management ups Goldman stake, buys Snap shares in first quarter

NEW YORK Soros Fund Management LLC, founded by billionaire investor George Soros, boosted the firm's share stake in Goldman Sachs Group Inc by nearly 40 percent during the first quarter and also purchased shares in Snap Inc, parent of the wildly popular Snapchat messaging app, during the first three months of the year, regulatory filings on Monday showed.

May 10 2017

DoubleLine's Gundlach: European, EM equities more attractive than U.S.

NEW YORK European and emerging markets equities are more attractive than U.S. equities, and volatility in stock markets is "insanely low," influential investor and head of DoubleLine Capital Jeffrey Gundlach told Reuters on Wednesday.

May 10 2017

U.S. Commerce's Ross says 3 percent GDP growth not achievable this year

WASHINGTON The U.S. economy will fall short of the Trump administration's goal of 3 percent growth this year and will only achieve that when its regulatory, tax, trade and energy policies are fully in place, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said on Tuesday.

May 07 2017

Buffett says Trump tax proposal won't fundamentally change Berkshire

U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent would be a tailwind for profitability at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , but won't fundamentally change how its business units operate, Buffett said.

May 06 2017

Buffett says Trump tax proposal won't fundamentally change Berkshire

U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent would be a tailwind for profitability at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , but won't fundamentally change how its business units operate, Buffett said.

May 06 2017

Buffett says Trump tax proposal won't fundamentally change Berkshire

May 6 U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to cut the corporate tax rate to 15 percent would be a tailwind for profitability at Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc , but won't fundamentally change how its business units operate, Buffett said.

May 03 2017

Einhorn, nursing losses on Tesla, says investors 'hypnotized' by Musk

NEW YORK Hedge fund manager David Einhorn said on Wednesday that investors remain charmed by Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk, boosting the stock by 30 percent in the first quarter, even though the electric car maker's performance did not justify such gains.

May 02 2017

Gundlach says U.S. dollar will stay on gentle weakening pattern

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar has been and will likely continue to be on a gentle weakening pattern, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive at DoubleLine Capital, said on an investor webcast late on Tuesday.

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