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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.

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Feb 20 2018

Bilfinger to seek compliance damages from former executives

FRANKFURT Bilfinger said on Tuesday it will pursue former executives of the German engineering group for at least 100 million euros ($123 million) in damages for alleged breaches of duty in compliance and mergers over almost a decade.

Jan 22 2018

C.H. Robinson teams up with MerQbiz as Chinese recycling ban bites

FRANKFURT, Jan 22 MerQbiz, an online marketplace for recycled paper, is teaming up with U.S. logistics giant C.H. Robinson as a Chinese ban on imports of scrap paper pushes the fragmented industry to become more efficient.

Jan 16 2018

German strikes spread to Daimler, union mulls escalation

BERLIN/FRANKFURT Tens of thousands of German industrial workers downed tools on Tuesday in support of trade union IG Metall's demands for a 6 percent pay rise and a right to the first new cut in weekly working hours since the 1980s.

Dec 15 2017

Siemens sees scale, data privacy as winners in digital race

MUNICH Germany's Siemens sees its broad industrial base and respect for customers' data privacy as giving it the edge in a race to attract businesses to its factory software platform, rather than those of rivals.

Dec 15 2017

Siemens partners with Amazon as it ramps up industrial software platform

MUNICH Siemens is partnering with Amazon as it accelerates the rollout of its MindSphere industrial software platform, the core of its bid to dominate the market in digital factory automation.

Dec 15 2017

Siemens partners with Amazon as it ramps up industrial software platform

MUNICH, Dec 15 Siemens is partnering with Amazon as it accelerates the rollout of its MindSphere industrial software platform, the core of its bid to dominate the market in digital factory automation.

Dec 12 2017

German domestic demand for factory equipment seen rising

FRANKFURT German engineering output is likely to grow at a steady 3 percent next year as domestic manufacturers begin to reinvest in equipment, compensating for slower export growth to China, industry association VDMA said on Tuesday.

Dec 08 2017

European stocks rally after Brexit, banking rules deals

LONDON European stocks rallied to a week's high on Friday as Britain and the European Union announced a breakthrough in Brexit negotiations and new global banking regulations appeared kinder to European banks than had been expected.

Dec 07 2017

Energy stocks, Brexit drama send FTSE to 10-week low

LONDON UK stocks fell to a 10-week low on Thursday, weighed down by energy stocks and consumer staples as sterling edged higher on a glimmer of hope in Brexit talks.

Dec 04 2017

U.S. tax bill powers European shares toward year's end

LONDON European stocks recovered strongly from multi-week lows on Monday after the U.S. Senate passed a tax package delivering significant fiscal stimulus, which investors had anticipated would give extra legs to the bull run in equity markets.

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