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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

Aug 18 2017

Dollar falls on uncertainty but ends week with modest gain

NEW YORK The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies on Friday as continued uncertainty over the economic agenda of U.S. President Donald Trump pushed investors out of the greenback.

Aug 17 2017

Dollar edges up on euro woes, capped by White House drama

NEW YORK The dollar rose on Thursday, boosted by weakness in the euro after the European Central Bank's July policy meeting minutes, but the U.S currency was volatile as rumours swirled about the possible resignation of Gary Cohn, director of the U.S. National Economic Council.

Aug 16 2017

Dollar falls after Fed minutes, dismantling of Trump council

NEW YORK The dollar fell on Wednesday after the release of minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting that showed the policymakers had grown increasingly worried about weak U.S. inflation readings, suggesting that the Fed may hold off on raising interest rates.

Aug 15 2017

Dollar hits highs after U.S. retail sales jump

NEW YORK The dollar rose to its highest level against a basket of major currencies in nearly three weeks on Tuesday after U.S. retail sales data showed the largest gain in seven months.

Aug 14 2017

Dollar rises as investors move out of safe havens

NEW YORK The dollar rose broadly on Monday as traders unwound bearish bets against the U.S. currency that have come in the wake of increasing tensions with North Korea and underwhelming inflation data.

Aug 04 2017

World Bank issues $360 million Mexico catastrophe bonds

NEW YORK, Aug 4 The World Bank will issue $360 million in three-year catastrophe bonds on behalf of Mexico, the organization said on Friday, to be paid out in the event of hurricanes or earthquakes that devastate the country.

Jul 31 2017

Venezuela dollar bonds fall on U.S. sanction fears after election

LONDON/NEW YORK Venezuelan dollar bonds were slightly lower on Monday after a controversial weekend election for a legislative super-body that could open the door to fresh U.S. sanctions, including measures targeting the country's crucial energy sector.

Jul 28 2017

Dollar down, euro up as U.S. GDP data fails to sway market

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar was broadly lower on Friday as a combination of uninspiring U.S. economic data and political uncertainty kept traders biased toward the euro and other world currencies.

Jul 27 2017

Dollar bounces back after hitting long-term lows, bolstered by U.S. data

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar rallied on Thursday after solid U.S. economic data, bouncing back from months- and years-long lows plumbed in early trading that followed Wednesday's Federal Reserve policy statement.

Jul 26 2017

Dollar hits 13-month low after Fed adjusts statement

NEW YORK The dollar fell on Wednesday, touching its lowest level in more than a year against a basket of currencies after the release of the Federal Reserve's policy statement following its July meeting.


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