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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

Sep 08 2017

Dollar extends drop on outlook for Fed, ECB policy

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hit a more than 2-1/2-year low against a basket of major rivals on Friday on reduced expectations for another Federal Reserve rate increase this year, while the euro hit multi-year highs in the wake of a European Central Bank meeting. | Video

Sep 08 2017

Dollar extends weakness on outlook for Fed, ECB policy

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hit its lowest in more than 2-1/2 years against a basket of major rivals on Friday on reduced expectations for another Federal Reserve rate increase this year, while the euro spiked to multi-year highs in the wake of a European Central Bank meeting.

Sep 07 2017

Investors pull $1.1 billion from stock funds, add $6.8 billion in money funds: Lipper

NEW YORK Risk aversion was on display this week given geopolitical concerns and uncertainty over North Korea as investors in U.S.-based funds pulled $1.1 billion out of stock funds in the week ended Sept. 6, and moved money into "safe haven" money-market and gold funds, data from Thomson Reuters' Lipper service showed on Thursday.

Sep 07 2017

Euro rises past $1.20 on ECB outcome; dollar falls vs yen

NEW YORK The euro jetted past $1.20 and was on course for its biggest daily percentage gain against the U.S. dollar in nearly two weeks on Thursday amid European Central Bank indications a decision on tapering stimulus is likely in October, while the dollar also plunged against the yen.

Sep 06 2017

Dollar tumbles versus loonie after Bank of Canada raises rates

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hit a multiyear low against the Canadian dollar on Wednesday after the Bank of Canada surprised many by raising interest rates, while rising against the safe-haven yen after President Donald Trump said he agreed with lawmakers to pass an extension of the U.S. debt limit.

Sep 05 2017

Dollar falls on concern about North Korea, Fed rate outlook

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar was on course for its biggest daily percentage decline against the safe-haven yen in more than three months on Tuesday on concern about North Korea's largest nuclear test and a Federal Reserve official's comments about low U.S. inflation.

Sep 05 2017

Dollar falls on concern about North Korea, Fed rate outlook

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar was on course for its biggest daily percentage decline against the safe-haven yen in more than three months on Tuesday on concern about North Korea's largest nuclear test and a Federal Reserve official's comments about low U.S. inflation.

Sep 01 2017

Dollar rises, U.S. jobs data not expected to derail Fed

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major rivals on Friday after U.S. jobs data was seen as decent enough to support the possibility of another interest rate increase from the Federal Reserve this year.

Aug 31 2017

Euro dips on ECB bets, election poll knocks kiwi lower

NEW YORK The euro slipped against the dollar on Thursday after sources told Reuters that a growing number of European Central Bank policymakers were concerned by the strength of the euro and may go slower tightening monetary policy as a result. | Video

Aug 31 2017

Dollar edges lower on U.S. data, month-end flows

NEW YORK The dollar slipped broadly on Thursday after unimpressive U.S. economic data failed to boost expectations for another Federal Reserve rate increase this year, while month-end investment flows and caution ahead of Friday's U.S. jobs report also weighed. | Video

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