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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BUENOS AIRES Latin American currencies will likely hold their ground in the face of global volatility, but remain exposed to domestic fiscal problems as well as uncertainty over the outcome of the U.S. election later this year, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday.
The outlook for Latin American currencies has improved further, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday, but questions about the ability of Brazil's likely new government to plug a massive budget deficit stand in the way of future gains.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina plans to return to international credit markets in April with three bonds sales totaling $11.68 billion under U.S. law if Congress swiftly approves a debt deal for holdout creditors, top finance ministry officials told Congress on Friday.
BUENOS AIRES/BRASILIA Latin American currencies are likely to remain volatile after a surprising recovery last month, with Brazil's political crisis still hurting the real and the Mexican peso clouded by signs of economic deterioration, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.
BUENOS AIRES, March 1 Argentine President Mauricio Macri on Tuesday will urge Congress to swiftly approve a landmark deal reached with creditors over defaulted debt in a race to comply with a U.S. court deadline.
BUENOS AIRES Argentina's Congress will likely repeal two laws blocking settlement of a court case that has hobbled Latin America's third biggest economy by keeping it locked out of the global bond market, a key lawmaker and analysts said on Monday.
BUENOS AIRES, Feb 22 Argentina's Congress is likely to repeal two laws that have blocked it from settling a court suit that has hobbled the country's finances, a key lawmaker and analysts said on Monday.
The Argentine peso still has some room to fall until it reaches its 'fair value'. But future adjustments are expected to take place in an orderly fashion as Argentina eases back into a floating regime after many years of a tightly-gripped exchange rate.
BUENOS AIRES/BRASILIA Argentina's economic paralysis will probably get worse next year, a Reuters poll showed on Tuesday, as a newly elected president scales back state intervention, hoping for a swift recovery.