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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

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GE stock recovers from lows as key CEO presentation nears

NEW YORK A year ago, Jeff Immelt told investors at an industry conference there was a "mismatch" between the performance of company he led, General Electric Co , and its stock price.

May 21 2018

Rising oil prices help ground U.S. airline stocks; could make them cheap

NEW YORK Shares of U.S. airlines have been depressed by rising oil prices this year, but their descent to relatively cheap levels could position them for takeoff.

May 18 2018

Wall Street wobbles as trade concerns loom, U.S. yields retreat

NEW YORK Wall Street's benchmark S&P 500 stock index dipped on Friday on persistent trade concerns, while U.S. 10-year Treasury yields declined from a near seven-year peak after a burst higher this week.

May 18 2018

Political risk hits Italy's stocks, bonds, euro; dollar gains again

NEW YORK Political uncertainty in Italy weighed on the country's stocks and bonds as well as the euro on Friday, while trade concerns and tepid corporate earnings kept Wall Street in check.

May 17 2018

U.S. 10-year bond yield rises higher, oil tops $80

NEW YORK Yields on benchmark 10-year U.S. Treasuries rose on Thursday to their highest level in about seven years, extending this week's bond market selloff and pushing the U.S. dollar to a four-month peak against the yen.

May 16 2018

Dollar extends rally, euro weak; political risk jolts Italian markets

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar rallied further to a five-month high on Wednesday, supported by relatively robust U.S. economic data in recent days, while Italy's borrowing costs jumped and its stocks slid on concerns linked to economic plans from the country's potential coalition government.

May 15 2018

U.S. bond yield hits 7-year high, lifting dollar, hurting stocks

NEW YORK The yield on the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury note hit its highest in about seven years on Tuesday on the heels of a report that indicated a pick-up in consumer spending, lifting the dollar to its strongest level this year and weighing on stocks.

May 15 2018

U.S. bond yield hits 7-year high, boosting dollar, hurting stocks

NEW YORK The yield on the benchmark U.S. 10-year Treasury note hit its highest point in about seven years on Tuesday on the heels of a report that indicated a pick up in consumer spending, pushing the dollar to its highest level this year and weighing on stocks.

May 14 2018

World stocks rise amid U.S.-China trade hopes; oil gains

NEW YORK A gauge of stocks around the world reached its highest point in about two months on Monday amid hopes for improving trade relations between the United States and China, while oil prices climbed further. | Video

May 10 2018

Trump drug-pricing speech adds dose of uncertainty for healthcare investors

NEW YORK Investors are bracing for widespread volatility in healthcare stocks on Friday, when U.S. President Donald Trump is expected to give a highly anticipated speech about controlling prescription drug prices.

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