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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

Dec 08 2017

U.S. tax repatriation plan may not cure long-term dollar weakness

NEW YORK Investors looking for the U.S. Republican tax bill to prompt multinational companies to convert foreign profits into dollars and end the worst slide in the greenback in a decade may have to temper their hopes for a prolonged rebound.

Dec 03 2017

Fear of missing out keeps investors in stocks despite risks

NEW YORK, Wall Street's fear of missing out on a relentless rally appears to be trumping rising political risk in a high-stakes December in Washington. | Video

Nov 17 2017

Big-name investors focusing on disruption in food, utilities in '18

NEW YORK Retail, utilities, restaurants and financial services should all brace for more disruption in the year ahead, according to big-name investors who took part in the Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit in New York this week.

Nov 15 2017

Light Street Capital's Kacher bets on further drop in IBM stock

NEW YORK - One of the top-performing hedge funds of the year is betting that shares of International Business Machines Corp have further to fall.

Nov 14 2017

Short-seller Chanos adds to Tesla bet, predicts CEO will leave

NEW YORK Noted short-seller Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates continued to add to his short position in electric car maker Tesla Inc throughout the year even as the company's shares rallied, he said at the Reuters Global Investment 2018 Outlook Summit on Tuesday.

Nov 09 2017

U.S. tax cut worries derail hopes of longest winning run in 14 years

NEW YORK Broad equity market declines in Asia and Europe on Thursday, combined with growing concerns that the Republican-led U.S. corporate tax cut may not pass this year, spoiled the longest winning streak for MSCI's global stock index since 2003.

Nov 08 2017

U.S., European stocks edge higher despite U.S. tax-cut doubts

NEW YORK Gains in technology shares helped push the U.S. stock market to record highs on Wednesday despite concerns that Republicans' plans to cut corporate taxes may not win congressional approval as early as expected, prolonging a rally that started in Asia and sent the MSCI All World Index to a record high.

Nov 07 2017

World stocks index dips after breaking record, oil near 2-1/2-year high

NEW YORK A global rally in stocks paused on Tuesday, halting a nine-day advance that had sent the most widely tracked index of world stock markets to record highs. | Video

Nov 07 2017

U.S. investors target 'buyback stocks' in bet on Trump tax plan

NEW YORK Rather than waiting to see how the Republican tax bill will fare in Congress, some investors are already picking out gingerly technology, healthcare and consumer companies they expect to use potential tax savings to buy back more of their own stock.

Nov 07 2017

U.S. investors target 'buyback stocks' in bet on Trump tax plan

NEW YORK Rather than waiting to see how the Republican tax bill will fare in Congress, some investors are already picking out gingerly technology, healthcare and consumer companies they expect to use potential tax savings to buy back more of their own stock.

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