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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

Nov 21 2017

Consumer stocks and rosy results boost FTSE as easyJet soars

LONDON A flurry of company updates and strong consumer stocks helped the FTSE 100 climb on Tuesday, with easyJet rising.

Nov 20 2017

FTSE recoups early losses as cyclicals recover

LONDON Britain's top share index recovered from earlier losses to inch higher at the start of the week as cyclical sectors made a comeback, though the UK market lagged European benchmarks and Shire was a loser among health stocks.

Nov 15 2017

Mining and oil stocks send FTSE to five-week lows

LONDON British stocks suffered their fifth straight day of losses on Wednesday, dragged to five-week lows by big falls in mining and energy shares.

Nov 14 2017

European shares mope at seven-week low as disappointing earnings weigh

LONDON European shares remained stuck at seven-week lows on Tuesday as a fall among commodities-related sectors and telecoms firm Altice outweighed a buoyant tech sector.

Nov 14 2017

Tesco, Vodafone keep FTSE afloat

MILAN Britain's top stock index steadied on Tuesday as Tesco rallied after it won approval for a takeover and Vodafone reported strong results, outweighing weakness among mining companies.

Nov 13 2017

Poor earnings updates keep European shares at 7-week low

LONDON/MILAN Heavy losses in utility EDF after a profit warning and other disappointing company updates weighed on European shares on Monday, pushing the pan-European benchmark to its lowest level since end-September.

Nov 10 2017

Global stocks dip on U.S. tax doubts

LONDON World stocks edged lower on Friday on signs that U.S. tax reforms could be delayed after Senate Republicans unveiled a plan that differed significantly from the House of Representatives' version.

Nov 09 2017

Falls in Burberry, housebuilders pile pressure on FTSE

LONDON Heavy losses from luxury group Burberry weighed on Britain's top share index on Thursday which hit a two-week low as investors showed anxiety about the retail and housebuilding sectors.

Nov 09 2017

Global growth buoys earnings as third quarter fuels Europe, U.S. equity boom

LONDON European and U.S. firms are reaping the benefits of a global economic expansion that is finally blooming into meaningful earnings growth and looks set to extend an equity boom through the current quarter.

Nov 08 2017

FTSE inch up but Persimmon update hits housebuilders

LONDON Britain's top share index inched up on Wednesday supported by gains among heavyweight consumer and commodity stocks, while housebuilders were dragged lower by a disappointing update from Persimmon.


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