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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.