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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 16 2018

World stocks post best week in two years, dollar climbs

NEW YORK The dollar rose and stocks around the globe rallied for a sixth straight session on Friday to post their best week in more than two years, but a U.S. indictment over alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election cooled gains on Wall Street. | Video

Feb 15 2018

Global stocks climb, shrugging off inflation data; dollar falls

NEW YORK World equity markets surged anew on Thursday as investors shrugged off the latest sign of rising U.S. inflation, while strong global growth weighed on the dollar and pushed it to a 15-month low against the Japanese yen.

Feb 14 2018

Bonds plunge, global stocks surge on spike in U.S. CPI data

NEW YORK Treasury prices plunged on Wednesday after a spike in U.S. consumer prices in January raised expectations the Federal Reserve may quicken the pace of interest rate hikes, while global stocks rallied as investors took inflation in stride.

Feb 13 2018

Global stocks gain for third day, yields slip ahead of U.S. inflation data

NEW YORK Stocks on major world markets rose for a third day in a row on Tuesday while bond yields slipped ahead of a widely anticipated U.S. inflation report that has investors on edge as it may increase the pace of future U.S. interest rate rises.

Feb 13 2018

Vornado's Roth says he does back Hudson River tunnel project

NEW YORK A billionaire real estate executive close to President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that contrary to recent news reports he believes a proposed new rail tunnel under the Hudson River connecting New York City and New Jersey is one of the most critical U.S. infrastructure projects.

Feb 12 2018

World shares rebound after worst week in two years

NEW YORK World shares rallied on Monday in a broad advance that brushed aside fresh rises in global bond yields driven up by the fear of faster inflation as investors shifted asset allocations and tried to put last week's worst rout in two years past them. | Video

Feb 07 2018

Nasdaq to move New York headquarters to Times Square from downtown

NEW YORK Nasdaq Inc said on Wednesday it would relocate its global headquarters from downtown Manhattan to midtown, expanding its lease at the Times Square office tower from where it broadcasts the market opening and closing bell ceremonies.

Feb 02 2018

Global stocks plunge as U.S. jobs data spikes bond yields

NEW YORK Stock markets plunged and bond yields soared on Friday after U.S. data showing the strongest annual wage growth since 2009 rattled investors who fear accelerating inflation will usher in more interest rate hikes than expected this year.

Feb 01 2018

Bond yields jump as stocks ease on investor jitters

NEW YORK Bond yields shot up and global equity markets were jumpy on Thursday as investor jitters over the likelihood of rising inflation and high stock valuations dampened the appetite for risk assets after a euphoric January in markets.

Jan 31 2018

Global stocks seesaw after Fed flags U.S. inflation, bonds rise

NEW YORK World stocks lost some of the shine provided by Boeing's strong results as the dollar fluttered on Wednesday after the Federal Reserve indicated more interest rate hikes were in store, putting on edge a nervous market.

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