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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

Sep 14 2018

U.S. retail sales slow, but exhibit underlying strength

WASHINGTON U.S. retail sales recorded their smallest gain in six months in August as consumers cut back on purchases of motor vehicles and clothing, but upward revisions to July data kept intact expectations of strong economic growth in the third quarter.

Sep 13 2018

U.S. consumer prices rise slowly; jobless claims near 49-year low

WASHINGTON U.S. consumer prices rose less than expected in August as increases in gasoline and rents were offset by declines in healthcare and apparel costs, and underlying inflation pressures also appeared to be slowing.

Sep 12 2018

U.S. producer prices post first drop in one-and-a-half years

WASHINGTON U.S. producer prices unexpectedly fell in August, recording their first drop in 1-1/2 years, as declines in the prices of food and a range of trade services offset an increase in the cost of energy products.

Sep 11 2018

Record U.S. job openings, quits rate boost wage growth outlook

WASHINGTON U.S. job openings surged to a record high in July and more Americans voluntarily quit their jobs, pointing to sustained labor market strength and confidence that could soon spur faster wage growth.

Sep 07 2018

U.S. job growth surges; annual wage gain largest since 2009

WASHINGTON U.S. job growth accelerated in August and wages notched their largest annual increase in more than nine years, the clearest signs that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China. | Video

Sep 07 2018

US-Jobmarkt zieht weiter an - "Zinserhöhung abgemachte Sache"

Washington Ein rund laufender Jobmotor und Vorboten höherer Inflation sprechen für weitere Zinserhöhungen in den USA.

Sep 07 2018

U.S. job growth seen picking up, unemployment rate falling

WASHINGTON U.S. job growth likely accelerated in August, with the unemployment rate expected to have fallen back to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, which would bolster views that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China.

Sep 07 2018

WRAPUP 1-U.S. job growth seen picking up, unemployment rate falling

WASHINGTON, Sept 7 U.S. job growth likely accelerated in August, with the unemployment rate expected to have fallen back to an 18-year low of 3.8 percent, which would bolster views that the economy was so far weathering the Trump administration's escalating trade war with China.

Sep 06 2018

U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

WASHINGTON The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment aid fell to near a 49-year low last week and private payrolls rose steadily in August, pointing to sustained labor market strength that should continue to underpin economic growth.

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