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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.