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Dion Rabouin

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 15 2017

Venezuela default more likely on sovereign bonds than PDVSA's: bondholders

NEW YORK Venezuela is more likely to default on its sovereign bonds than on those of state-run oil company PDVSA given how essential the latter's cash flow is to the country's fortunes, bondholders and legal experts have said.

Dec 07 2017

TREASURIES-Yields steady ahead of Friday jobs report

NEW YORK, Dec 7 U.S. Treasury yields were little changed on Thursday, shrugging off a report on U.S. unemployment as investors held off on major moves ahead of the all-important nonfarm payrolls report expected Friday.

Dec 01 2017

Venezuela bondholders meeting ended without pact on strategy: sources

A meeting of Venezuelan bondholders on Thursday to discuss how to handle the government's request to restructure $60 billion in outstanding bonds has yielded no clear strategy, sources with direct knowledge of the meeting told Reuters on Friday.

Dec 01 2017

TREASURIES-Yields fall as investors eye Senate tax plan wrangling

NEW YORK, Dec 1 U.S. Treasury yields fell on Friday as the likelihood of a wide-ranging tax cut passing the U.S. Senate seemed more in doubt as Senate Republicans grappled with bringing down the cost of the bill.

Dec 01 2017

Emerging markets debt is so hot, some investors can’t get enough

NEW YORK In their hunt for yield, some investors have been venturing into offerings as exotic as Tajikistan's sovereign bond or Iraq's first sovereign debt sale without U.S. backing in more than a decade only to find out that even those are pricey and hard to get.

Nov 24 2017

Dollar near two-month low as strong economic data underpins euro

NEW YORK The dollar fell to its lowest since late September against a basket of currencies on Friday as investors grew optimistic about the strength of the euro zone's recovery and lost appetite for the greenback.

Nov 22 2017

Dollar sinks on Fed inflation fears, weak data and technicals

NEW YORK The dollar fell on Wednesday to its lowest level since October against a basket of major currencies, marking its worst one-day performance in five months.

Nov 21 2017

Dollar dips, consolidating gains ahead of Yellen speech

NEW YORK The dollar turned broadly lower on Tuesday, moving in line with declining U.S. 10-year Treasury yields and retracing gains from Monday in light trading ahead of Thursday's Thanksgiving holiday in the United States.

Nov 20 2017

Dollar near one-week high as euro drops on German political risk

NEW YORK The dollar touched its highest against a basket of major currencies in nearly a week on Monday as the euro weakened on political risks linked to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a three-way coalition government.

Nov 20 2017

Dollar rises as euro drops after Germany fails to form coalition

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar touched its highest against a basket of major currencies in nearly a week on Monday, as the euro weakened amid political risks linked to German Chancellor Angela Merkel's failure to form a three-way coalition government.

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