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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 14 2017

Fed should stand pat on interest rates for now-Bullard

LOUISVILLE, Ky. The Federal Reserve should keep its benchmark interest rate at current levels until there is an upswing in inflation, St. Louis Fed President James Bullard said on Tuesday.

Nov 02 2017

Yellen put economy on firmer ground, steered Fed away from crisis era

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will depart as head of the world's most powerful central bank after four years, during which she has put the U.S. economy on a much firmer footing and steered monetary policy away from the crisis era.

Nov 02 2017

Yellen put economy on firmer ground, steered Fed away from crisis era

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will depart as head of the world's most powerful central bank after four years, during which she has put the U.S. economy on a much firmer footing and steered monetary policy away from the crisis era.

Nov 01 2017

Fed keeps rates unchanged, remains on road to December hike

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve kept interest rates unchanged on Wednesday and pointed to solid U.S. economic growth and a strengthening labor market while playing down the impact of recent hurricanes, a sign it is on track to lift borrowing costs again in December. | Video

Nov 01 2017

Fed set to hold rates steady ahead of Trump's leadership decision

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve is expected to keep interest rates unchanged on Wednesday as speculation swirls on who will be its next leader, but the U.S. central bank will likely point to a firming economy as it edges closer to a possible rate rise next month.

Oct 18 2017

U.S. economy hums along, still few signs of pickup in inflation: Fed

WASHINGTON The U.S. economy expanded at a modest to moderate pace in September through early October despite the impact of hurricanes on some regions, the Federal Reserve said in its latest snapshot of the U.S. economy released on Wednesday, but there were still few signs of an acceleration in inflation.

Oct 15 2017

Fed's Yellen says watching inflation closely but economy is strong

WASHINGTON The U.S economy remains strong and the strength of the labor market calls for continued gradual increases in interest rates despite subdued inflation, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Sunday.

Oct 11 2017

Fed divide on inflation intensified at September policy meeting

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve policymakers had a prolonged debate about the prospects of a pickup in inflation and slowing the path of future interest rate rises if it did not, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting on Sept. 19-20 released on Wednesday.

Oct 11 2017

Fed split on inflation intensified at September policy meeting -minutes

WASHINGTON, Oct 11 Federal Reserve policymakers had a prolonged debate about the prospects of a pickup in inflation and the path of future interest rate rises if it did not, according to the minutes of the U.S. central bank's last policy meeting on Sept. 19-20 released on Wednesday.

Oct 11 2017

Global financial stability has improved, but risks ahead: IMF

WASHINGTON The global economic recovery has strengthened financial stability but easy monetary and financial conditions against a backdrop of sluggish inflation is elevating medium-term risks, the International Monetary Fund said on Wednesday.

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