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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

Aug 16 2018

Swiss brothers get ready to refloat the bubble car

ZURICH With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s.

Aug 15 2018

UPDATE 1-Swiss National Bank's Zurbruegg says franc rise justifies loose policy

ZURICH, Aug 15 The Swiss franc's surge in the wake of Turkish economic upheaval justifies the Swiss National Bank's ultra-loose monetary stance, SNB Vice Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg said on Wednesday.

Aug 02 2018

Siemens CEO Kaeser plays his last card on strategy

MUNICH German trains-to-turbines group Siemens launched its biggest strategy overhaul in four years, aimed at making it more nimble and profitable in the digital industrial age beyond the reign of current Chief Executive Joe Kaeser. | Video

Aug 01 2018

Siemens lifts profit goals under new Vision 2020+ strategy

MUNICH Siemens unveiled its new Vision 2020+ strategy on Wednesday - a move designed to boost the German engineering group's profitability in an era where sprawling conglomerates are increasingly unloved by investors.

Aug 01 2018

Siemens lifts profit goals under new Vision 2020+ strategy

MUNICH, Aug 1 Siemens unveiled its new Vision 2020+ strategy on Wednesday - a move designed to boost the German engineering group's profitability in an era where sprawling conglomerates are increasingly unloved by investors.

Jul 31 2018

Siemens thinks big with small-batch production

KARLSRUHE, Germany German engineering group Siemens is redoubling its efforts in an area where it has traditionally lagged: managing the processing of materials into medicines, chemicals or foodstuffs.

Jul 27 2018

LafargeHolcim restructuring, Africa troubles dent first half profit

ZURICH LafargeHolcim first half profit fell 43 percent, the company said on Friday, as the world's largest cement took 300 million Swiss francs (£230.42 million) in restructuring costs from its overhaul under Chief Executive Jan Jenisch.

Jul 23 2018

Julius Baer shares drop as clients get more cautious

ZURICH Julius Baer's warning that its customers were becoming more cautious and a slowdown in first-half net new money inflows contributed to sharp drop in the Swiss bank's shares on Monday, making them the weakest performers in Europe's bank index.

Jul 19 2018

ABB presses ahead with reshaping business after profit beats forecasts

ZURICH ABB will consider reshaping its business further including selling some parts, Chief Executive Ulrich Spiesshofer said on Thursday, after the Swiss engineering company beat quarterly earnings forecasts.ABB shares rose more than 4 percent on the Swiss bourse after the power grid and industrial robot maker posted a strong rise in orders and said it expected revenue growth to improve.Spiesshofer, who has been under pressure following ABB's sluggish growth in recent quarters, said the Zurich-based company would continue to look at streamlining its portfolio.

Jul 09 2018

Brexit could hurt euro zone economies: ECB's Nowotny

ZURICH Britain's ramshackle exit from the European Union, with two ministers quitting the government on Monday, could damage economic growth in the euro zone, European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny said.

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