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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

TREASURIES-Yields higher as China trade talks boosts risk taking

NEW YORK, Aug 16 U.S. Treasury yields rose on Thursday after reports of new trade talks between the United States and China boosted risk appetite and reduced demand for safe-haven bonds.

Aug 16 2018

TREASURIES-Bond yields steady, trade tensions in focus

NEW YORK, Aug 16 U.S. Treasury yields were steady on Thursday, after edging higher overnight on reports of new trade talks between the United States and China, as global trade tensions remained the main investor focus.

Aug 10 2018

Euro tumbles as investors fear bank exposures to Turkey

NEW YORK The euro sank to its lowest against the greenback in more than a year on Friday as a plunging Turkish lira sparked broad risk aversion, with investors worried about contagion to European banks.

Aug 10 2018

Euro tumbles as investors fear bank exposure to Turkey

NEW YORK The euro sank to its lowest against the greenback in more than a year on Friday as a plunging Turkish lira sparked broad risk aversion, with investors worried about a contagion effect on European banks.

Aug 08 2018

Sterling drops on Brexit fears, dollar index dips

NEW YORK Sterling dropped to its lowest levels in almost a year on Wednesday on concerns about Britain's exit from the European Union, while the dollar dipped against a basket of currencies.

Aug 07 2018

Dollar weakens as China's yuan stabilizes

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro on Tuesday as the Chinese yuan showed more stability, after the greenback reached an almost five-week high against the single currency on Monday.

Aug 07 2018

Dollar weakens as yuan stabilises, euro gets technical support

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar weakened against the euro on Tuesday as the Chinese yuan showed more stability, after the currency pair neared but failed to break through technical levels supporting the single currency.

Aug 06 2018

Sterling drops on Brexit fears, trade tensions boost dollar

NEW YORK Concerns about Britain's plan to leave the European Union sent the pound to an 11-month low against the greenback on Monday, while U.S.-China trade tensions helped boost the U.S. currency.

Jul 30 2018

U.S. debt sales set to surge, hit short-term maturities most

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The U.S. Treasury on Monday said it expects to borrow $56 billion more during the third quarter than previously estimated, and market participants expect shorter-dated Treasuries to absorb the brunt of the new supply as the Trump administration grapples with a mushrooming budget deficit.

Jun 29 2018

Yield curve flattest since 2007, consumer spending disappoints

NEW YORK Longer-dated Treasury yields fell on Friday and the yield curve hit its flattest level in more than 10 years after U.S. consumer spending growth in May undershot analysts' expectations.

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