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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

Jun 22 2018

European and U.S. autos stocks fall on Trump's 20 percent tariff threat

LONDON European and U.S. autos shares fell sharply on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened a 20 percent tariff on all car imports from the European Union if EU "tariffs and trade barriers" are not removed.

Jun 22 2018

European shares bounce but trade jitters linger on

LONDON Better-than-expected euro zone economic data and energy stocks galvanized by an OPEC agreement on a modest increase in oil production helped drive a bounce in European shares at the end of a tumultuous week marred by trade war worries.

Jun 22 2018

Investors pull money out of all but U.S. stocks, tech an 'oasis'

LONDON The United States was the only global region to enjoy investment inflows this week, with $5.1 billion pumped into U.S. stock funds while the same amount flooded out of emerging markets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) strategists said on Friday.

Jun 21 2018

European shares hit by fresh Italian scare, Daimler tariff hit

LONDON European shares ended the day deep into the red after an early bounced on Thursday, shaken by the appointment of eurosceptics at key positions in the Italian parliament and after German carmaker Daimler warned higher tariffs would hit profits.

Jun 20 2018

Easing trade worries help FTSE climb while Berkeley tumbles

MILAN/LONDON Britain's top share index rose on Wednesday amid a broad-based rebound in Europe as immediate worries over the impact of a trade spat between the United States and China eased, but housebuilder Berkeley slumped after a profit warning.

Jun 20 2018

European shares enjoy timid rebound though trade war fears linger

LONDON European shares climbed on Wednesday but the modest rebound failed to erase the previous session's losses as investors' fears about an ongoing trade dispute between the United States and China lingered.

Jun 19 2018

Escalating tariff war hits Europe's autos stocks and multinationals

LONDON European shares extended a sell-off on Tuesday as a trade war between the United States and China escalated, with autos, mining and technology stocks taking the brunt.

Jun 18 2018

Oil stocks help FTSE outperform amid trade tensions

LONDON Britain's top stock index dipped on Monday as trade tensions between the United States and China kept the pressure on equity markets across Europe, weighing on multinational companies.

Jun 15 2018

Trade tariffs send FTSE to fourth straight week of losses

LONDON An escalating U.S.-China trade spat sent UK stocks tumbling on Friday, sinking oil and mining shares in a broad reversal across European markets.

Jun 15 2018

Escalating trade dispute sinks European shares

MILAN/LONDON European shares sank on Friday as a tariff dispute between the United States and China escalated, triggering a sharp selloff in trade-sensitive commodities stocks.


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