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.
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BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate soared back to the central bank's official target range in mid-June after a nationwide protest by truckers drove product shortages across the board, lifting consumer prices by the most in more than two years.
BRASILIA Product shortages driven by an 11-day truckers' strike in late May likely lifted Brazilian consumer prices in the month to mid-June by the most in more than two years, driving the annual inflation rate comfortably back to the official target range.
BRASILIA, June 13 Retail sales in Brazil rose more than expected for a second straight month in April, allaying concerns over a slowdown early in the second quarter.
BRASILIA The Brazilian and Mexican currencies are set to strengthen, but forecasts from market strategists polled by Reuters span an extremely wide range, suggesting that expectations for an imminent rebound from a recent selloff may be premature.
BRASILIA Brazilian inflation likely held below the official target range in May, a Reuters poll of economists showed, before shifting up a gear in June due to the effects of a nationwide truckers' strike.
BRASILIA Brazil's trade surplus shrank more than expected in May, weighed down by nationwide truckers strikes that blocked key highways in Latin America's largest economy.
BRASILIA Brazil's inflation rate likely accelerated slightly in mid-May but held below the official target range as a slow economic recovery continued to hamper the central bank's efforts to reignite price hikes, a Reuters poll of economists showed.
BRASILIA, May 11 Retail sales in Brazil rose in line with expectations in March, capping a weak first quarter with more evidence that the economic recovery hit a bump at the start of the year.
BRASILIA Brazil's antitrust regulator on Wednesday approved the sale of a Vale SA fertilizer unit to Yara International ASA in a deal that will allow the Norwegian group to produce nitrogen-based fertilizers in Brazil.
BRASILIA Potential Brazilian presidential candidate Henrique Meirelles is certain his success in steering the economy through stormy waters will shield him from voters' disapproval of the current administration he served as finance minister.