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Julien Ponthus

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

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British shares dip as UK corporate woes add to trade war fears

LONDON UK shares fell on Tuesday as a global sell-off prompted by fears of a full-blown trade war between the U.S. and China took its toll and disappointing news on the corporate front, such as a new profit warning by Debenhams, weighed further on sentiment.

Jun 18 2018

European shares retreat on trade tensions

MILAN/LONDON European shares fell for a second day on Monday as worries over a trade war between the United States and China continued to keep investors on the edge, while cable maker Nexans plummeted after a profit warning.

Jun 08 2018

Poor data, trade jitters hit European shares as ECB meeting looms

MILAN European shares fell on Friday as worries about global trade and an economic slowdown in the region weighed on investor sentiment ahead of a European Central Bank meeting next week that could signpost plans to wind down its massive monetary stimulus.

Jun 08 2018

Goal! Investors line up World Cup winners off the pitch

LONDON The soccer World Cup is a massive money-spinner and stock market players are busy picking brewers, betting firms, pub chains and sportswear brands that will benefit from the associated global spending surge.

Jun 07 2018

European shares dip as luxury stocks fall; banks, oil up

MILAN European shares dipped on Thursday at the end of a choppy session with luxury stocks among the leading losers after an underwhelming presentation from Gucci owner Kering .

Jun 06 2018

European stocks close flat after a choppy session

LONDON European stocks closed flat on Wednesday at the end of a choppy session during which hawkish comments by the European Central Bank lifted the euro and bond yields.

Jun 04 2018

FTSE driven up by dealmaking as trade war fears fade

LONDON British shares rose on Monday as a flurry of deals lifted investors' spirits and helped brush aside fears of a full-blown trade war between the U.S. and some of its closest partners.

May 31 2018

European shares fall on trade tensions, Deutsche troubles

LONDON European shares fell on Thursday as trade war concerns weighed and Deutsche Bank tumbled to a record low after a report the U.S. Fed last year deemed its U.S. operations as troubled. | Video

May 31 2018

European shares to end 2018 just above January peak - Reuters poll

LONDON/MILAN European shares will end 2018 just ahead of their January peak, recovering from current levels as a resilient economy gradually overcomes a temporary slowdown and corporate earnings continue to rise, a Reuters poll showed.

May 30 2018

Oil majors help FTSE recover after global sell-off

LONDON A rebound by oil stocks helped Britain's blue-chip index recover from a global sell-off prompted by a political crisis in Italy and fresh fears of a trade war between the U.S. and China.


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