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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

Dec 02 2014

Houston energy hedge fund AAA Capital to close at year's end

NEW YORK, Dec 2 Energy hedge fund AAA Capital Management Advisors will shut its doors and return investor money at the end of the year as traders continue suffering lackluster returns amid a structural change in energy markets.

Oct 01 2014

More volatility expected as Fed rate rise looms – Cumberland Advisors’ David Kotok

“We are in a new period of volatility and it's been developing for the last two or three months,” David Kotok, chairman and chief investment officer of investment advisory firm Cumberland Advisors told the Global Markets Forum on Wednesday. “When you suppress all interest rates to zero you dampen volatility and you distort asset pricing. Now the outlook for interest rates is changing so we are restoring volatility.”

Sep 05 2014

BP snares offtake for Canada's Come by Chance refinery from Macquarie - source

NEW YORK BP Plc has secured the supply and offtake deal for Canada's Come by Chance refinery in Newfoundland from Macquarie Bank Ltd[MBL.UL] following the sale of the plant, a source familiar with the situation said on Friday.

Jun 03 2014

Exclusive: Billionaire philanthropist Arnold turns to pension reform

NEW YORK Billionaire philanthropist and former heavyweight natural gas trader John Arnold became aware of the ailing U.S. public pension system years ago, before unprecedented municipal bankruptcies highlighted the gravity of the situation.

Jun 03 2014

EXCLUSIVE-Billionaire philanthropist Arnold turns to pension reform

NEW YORK, June 3 Billionaire philanthropist and former heavyweight natural gas trader John Arnold became aware of the ailing U.S. public pension system years ago, before unprecedented municipal bankruptcies highlighted the gravity of the situation.

Feb 25 2014

Barclays pulls down shutters on European, U.S. power trading desks

NEW YORK Britain's Barclays Plc said on Tuesday it has closed its power trading desks in London and New York, joining a string of global investment banks that are paring down their commodity market activities as increased regulations bite.

Feb 24 2014

Harsh U.S. winter roils natgas market, upends some strategies

NEW YORK When volatility returned to the U.S. natural gas market this winter after years of sleepy trade, the wild price swings created unexpected winners and losers.

Feb 21 2014

Extreme U.S. winter roils natural gas market, upends some trading strategies

NEW YORK When volatility returned to the U.S. natural gas market this winter after years of sleepy trade, the wild price swings created unexpected winners and losers.

Feb 20 2014

Cargill loses $100 mln in U.S. winter energy trade -SparkSpread

NEW YORK, Feb 20 Global commodities trader Cargill Inc lost at least $100 million after a weeks-long bout of frigid weather in the United States sharply lifted power and natural gas prices, an industry publication reported on Thursday.

Feb 10 2014

Shareholders sue oil driller Continental CEO over pipeline investment

NEW YORK, Feb 10 A group of minority shareholders in oil driller Continental Resources is suing chief executive Harold Hamm, alleging that Continental's nearly $100 million investment in a pipeline being built by another firm he controls will benefit him at their expense.

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