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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

Jun 20 2018

General Electric loses place in elite Dow Jones Industrial Average

General Electric Co has lost its spot in the Dow Jones Industrial Average after over a century in the blue chip stock index, a new blow to a company that once towered over the American business landscape but is now struggling to retain its standing as an industrial powerhouse. | Video

Jun 12 2018

Union leaders to meet General Electric in bid to save Virginia jobs

NEW YORK, June 12 Union leaders plan to meet with General Electric Co on Wednesday in a bid to avert closure of a Virginia factory that makes controls for GE's power plants, the company and the union said on Tuesday.

Jun 11 2018

Foxconn says investigating labor conditions at China factory used for Amazon

NEW YORK Contract manufacturer Foxconn said on Sunday it is investigating a plant in China that makes devices for Amazon.com Inc , after a U.S. watchdog group criticized what it described as harsh working conditions at the factory. | Video

May 24 2018

General Electric's power unit fights for growth as wind, solar gain

NEW YORK Vistra Energy Corp and Dominion Energy Inc – which serve about 5.5 million electricity customers in more than a dozen U.S. states – both say they are done building combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants. | Video

May 23 2018

GE cannot guarantee dividend, still fixing some units, CEO says

NEW YORK General Electric Co cannot guarantee its 2019 dividend and is still fixing its power and capital units, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Wednesday, sending the industrial conglomerate's stock down nearly 8 percent.

May 14 2018

Xerox abandons planned deal with Fujifilm in victory for Icahn and Deason

NEW YORK/TOKYO Xerox Corp has scrapped a planned $6.1 billion deal with Fujifilm Holdings Corp in a settlement with activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason that also hands control of the U.S. photocopier giant to new management. | Video

May 04 2018

Hedge fund Third Point pushes United Tech to break up

BOSTON/NEW YORK Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point on Friday urged United Technologies Corp to move more forcefully in pursuing a breakup into three businesses, arguing this could unlock $20 billion in value.

May 04 2018

Printing body parts in hospital shows 3D tech's growing reach

NEW YORK Three-dimensional printers are letting doctors in Minnesota make simulated body parts in a hospital and a Brooklyn startup create rocket engines designed to put satellites into orbit, executives said Thursday at an event hosted by General Electric Co.

Apr 25 2018

General Electric workers, shareholders protest at annual meeting

IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania General Electric CO employees and shareholders voiced frustration on Wednesday with the company's poor performance, while attending the first annual meeting under Chief Executive Officer John Flannery, who has presided over a 43 percent decline in GE's stock price since taking over on Aug. 1.

Apr 25 2018

General Electric workers, shareholders protest at annual meeting

IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania, April 25 General Electric CO employees and shareholders voiced frustration on Wednesday with the company's poor performance, while attending the first annual meeting under Chief Executive Officer John Flannery, who has presided over a 43 percent decline in GE's stock price since taking over on Aug. 1.

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