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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

Feb 12 2018

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

LONDON "Chocfinger" made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel.

Feb 12 2018

Data overload: commodity hedge funds close as computers dominate

LONDON "Chocfinger" made his name and his money by taking bold bets on cocoa markets. But after nearly four decades of trading, sometimes winning, sometimes losing, Anthony Ward threw in the towel.

Feb 08 2018

Risk of disappointment for copper bulls as wage deals sealed

LONDON Copper bulls who are betting on labor strife this year due to a full calendar of contract talks may be disappointed if early wage deals at two copper mines are a signpost for further agreements with mine workers.

Feb 08 2018

GRAPHIC-Risk of disappointment for copper bulls as wage deals sealed

LONDON, Feb 8 Copper bulls who are betting on labour strife this year due to a full calendar of contract talks may be disappointed if early wage deals at two copper mines are a signpost for further agreements with mine workers.

Feb 08 2018

GRAPHIC-Risk of disappointment for copper bulls as wage deals sealed

LONDON, Feb 8 Copper bulls who are betting on labour strife this year due to a full calendar of contract talks may be disappointed if early wage deals at two copper mines are a signpost for further agreements with mine workers.

Feb 06 2018

Gold slips as investors eye higher U.S. interest rates

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices fell 1 percent to a 2-1/2-week low on Tuesday, as investors focused on expectations for higher U.S. interest rates, even as U.S. stock markets swung wildly in both directions a day after the Dow and S&P 500 indexes tumbled.

Jan 31 2018

Gold edges lower after Fed says it sees signs of inflation

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices were flat on Wednesday, but dipped slightly after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would keep interest rates the same, but expected inflation to rise this year.

Jan 25 2018

Copper, aluminum prices to drift despite shortages

LONDON Supply problems including strikes at copper mines and pollution shutdowns at aluminum smelters will spur deeper shortages of the metals this year, but weaker Chinese demand may weigh on overcooked prices, a Reuters poll showed.

Jan 24 2018

Gold hits 1-1/2 year peak after U.S. welcomes weaker dollar

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices rose on Wednesday, hitting their highest since August, 2016, as investors sought insurance against possible inflation after U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin welcomed a weaker dollar.

Jan 09 2018

Gold down on concern about Europe, buoyant shares

LONDON Gold drifted lower on Tuesday, weighed down by a firmer dollar on the back of concerns about instability in Europe, while a buoyant stock market also sapped enthusiasm for bullion.

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