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Sneha Banerjee

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

Jan 13 2016

Appaloosa sues to block SunEdison unit from buying Vivint assets

David Tepper-led hedge fund Appaloosa Management LP sued to prevent SunEdison Inc's yieldco from buying some of Vivint Solar Inc's assets after SunEdison acquires the rooftop panel installer.

Jan 05 2016

Valeant to appoint interim CEO as Pearson remains hospitalized: source

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc will appoint an interim chief executive officer to replace Michael Pearson who is hospitalized, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters, news that sent shares down 7 percent on Tuesday. The source did not clarify whether the CEO would be temporary or would permanently replace Pearson, 56, who is recovering from a severe case of pneumonia.

Dec 15 2015

Magnum Hunter latest oil producer to seek bankruptcy

Oil and gas producer Magnum Hunter Resources Corp and its affiliates filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on Tuesday to carry out a debt-cutting plan as a prolonged slump in oil prices has depleted the company's cash.

Dec 09 2015

Dow-DuPont talks driven by investor pressure, weak farm demand

Merger talks between Dow Chemical Co and DuPont are likely to have been precipitated by shareholder pressure and weakening demand for crop-protection chemicals, and such a deal would have been unlikely even a few months ago.

Dec 09 2015

Dow-DuPont talks driven by investor pressure, weak farm demand

Dec 9 Merger talks between Dow Chemical Co and DuPont are likely to have been precipitated by shareholder pressure and weakening demand for crop-protection chemicals, and such a deal would have been unlikely even a few months ago.

Dec 09 2015

All eyes on margins ahead of Lululemon earnings

VANCOUVER/BENGALURU, Dec 9 Investors will be scrutinizing inventory and margins when Lululemon Athletica reports its third quarter earnings on Wednesday, as fears mount that competitors are eroding the yoga wear-maker's share of the lucrative athleisure market.

Dec 07 2015

Devon Energy to buy assets from Felix; sell some holdings

Oil producer Devon Energy Corp said it would buy some assets from Felix Energy LLC for $2.5 billion and raise $2 billion-$3 billion from asset sales, as the company reshapes its portfolio amid a slump in oil prices.

Dec 04 2015

Norfolk board rejects Canadian Pacific's $28.4 billion offer

U.S. railroad operator Norfolk Southern Corp said on Friday its board had rejected Canadian Pacific Railway Ltd's $28.4 billion offer, calling it "grossly inadequate" and could face substantial regulatory hurdles.

Dec 01 2015

Appaloosa questions TerraForm Power's Vivint deal

Hedge fund Appaloosa Management LP said SunEdison Inc yieldco TerraForm Power Inc's proposed purchase of residential solar assets from SunEdison represented a change in TerraForm's business model and put shareholders at risk.

Nov 24 2015

Saks to start Black Friday sales early: Hudson's Bay CEO

Black Friday comes early to Saks Fifth Avenue stores this year.

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