Edition:
United States

Lindsay Dunsmuir

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

Treasury's Mnuchin concerned about alternate scoring models of Trump tax plan

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Thursday that he has some doubts that what are known as alternate scoring models will give enough credit to the potential for economic growth when assessing the impact of the Trump administration's tax plan.

May 18 2017

Treasury's Mnuchin concerned about alternate scoring models of Trump tax plan

WASHINGTON U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told lawmakers on Thursday that he has some doubts that what are known as alternate scoring models will give enough credit to the potential for economic growth when assessing the impact of the Trump administration's tax plan.

May 15 2017

Fed's Kashkari: blockchain has more potential than bitcoin itself

WASHINGTON Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari said on Tuesday that blockchain technology has more potential for being adopted in the future than bitcoin itself.

May 11 2017

U.S. Senate confirms Trump trade representative ahead of NAFTA talks

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a critical position ahead of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico. | Video

May 11 2017

U.S. Senate approves Trump trade nominee ahead of NAFTA renegotiation

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Trade Representative, a critical position ahead of renegotiations of the North American Free Trade Agreement with Canada and Mexico.

May 05 2017

Fed should not follow rules-based approach: Fischer

Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer on Friday issued a firm defense of the U.S. central bank's decision not to follow a mathematical rule when deciding monetary policy as Republicans in Congress renew efforts to curb the current consensus-based approach.

May 03 2017

Fed holds interest rates steady, downplays economic weakness

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and downplayed weak first-quarter economic growth while emphasizing the strength of the labor market, in a sign it was still on track for two more rate rises this year. | Video

May 02 2017

Fed set to leave interest rates unchanged, may hint at June hike

WASHINGTON The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected to hold interest rates steady at its meeting this week as it pauses to parse more economic data but may hint it is on track for an increase in June.

Apr 21 2017

Ukraine not worried relations with U.S. fraying in Trump era

WASHINGTON The United States has strongly signaled it will continue to support Ukraine, Finance Minister Oleksandr Danylyuk said on Friday, adding that the war-torn country had a "good, pragmatic" relationship with Washington.

Apr 19 2017

Fed rate hikes likely 'manageable' for foreign economies: Fischer

WASHINGTON A brighter global outlook has tempered any adverse market reaction to the Federal Reserve's decision to raise rates twice in the last three months, Fed Vice Chair Stanley Fischer said on Wednesday, and the U.S. central bank's gradual approach should keep spillovers to foreign countries in check.

More From Around the Web

Markets

  • U.S.
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • Sectors

Sector Summary