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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

Jan 18 2018

Oil specialist Westbeck to launch electric vehicle hedge fund

LONDON Oil-focused hedge fund firm Westbeck Capital will enter new territory next month with an equities fund designed to tap into growing excitement over electric vehicles, according to a draft investor presentation seen by Reuters.

Jan 16 2018

GKN pension trustees say potential buyer faces big pension deficit

Any potential buyer of British engineering company GKN should be aware of its billion pound-plus pension deficit, its pension trustees said on Tuesday, a day after Melrose appealed directly to GKN investors to back its 7 billion pound takeover offer.

Jan 10 2018

Human-run hedge funds emerge as 2017 victor against machines

LONDON, Jan 10 Alibaba, Tencent and AAC Technologies helped Hong Kong-based Oceanwide Asset Management make gains of 43 percent last year in its China equities hedge fund.

Jan 10 2018

Ryanair keeps big investors onside after rocky 2017

LONDON Several institutional investors are backing Ryanair to bounce back from a pilot rostering mess-up and a decision to recognize unions that jolted confidence in Europe's most profitable airline.

Dec 28 2017

Activist hedge fund TCI set to end year up 29 percent - letter

LONDON British activist TCI Fund Management's main hedge fund is set to end the year up 29 percent despite a very public battle with the London Stock Exchange , a letter to investors, shared with Reuters, showed.

Dec 19 2017

TCI fails in bid to oust London Stock Exchange chairman

LONDON A push by activist hedge fund TCI to oust the chairman of the London Stock Exchange was heavily defeated on Tuesday, but that may not bring an end to the row.

Dec 19 2017

Hurricane-hit catastrophe bond managers plan new funds

LONDON Hedge funds and other managers of catastrophe bond funds racked up some of the worst losses in more than a decade from this year's hurricanes and wildfires.

Dec 15 2017

Big British local authority pensions step up hedge fund bets

LONDON From Essex binmen to Liverpool councillors, government pension schemes in England and Wales are investing more in hedge funds whose bets, sometimes dictated by algorithms, have included exotic holdings such as Puerto Rican debt.

Dec 07 2017

Soros-backed GlenPoint opens New York office, co-founder to relocate

LONDON London-based hedge fund manager Glen Point Capital, which raised cash from billionaire George Soros, has opened an office in New York, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said.

Dec 05 2017

Electric charge: Glencore bets big on car battery metals

LONDON Glencore has increased production of the metals used to make electric car batteries faster than its major mining rivals, according to an industry-wide analysis that shows the scale of a strategy that has big prospective risks and rewards.


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