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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

Jun 14 2018

Dollar soars and Wall Street gains as ECB holds off on rate hikes

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar rose more than a penny against a basket of major currencies as the euro cratered, and U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday, as the European Central Bank signaled interest rate hikes were a long way off.

Jun 14 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro craters, stocks jump as ECB holds off on rate hikes

NEW YORK, June 14 European stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Thursday, while the euro cratered against the dollar, after the European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates through the summer of 2019.

Jun 14 2018

RPT-GLOBAL MARKETS-Euro craters, stocks jump as ECB holds off on rate hikes

NEW YORK, June 14 European stocks jumped more than 1 percent on Thursday, while the euro cratered against the dollar, after the European Central Bank indicated it would not raise interest rates through the summer of 2019.

Jun 14 2018

In Puerto Rico, a new hurricane season threatens the elderly

ADJUNTAS, PUERTO RICO At 84 years old and battling cancer, Israel Gonzalez Maldonado has lived without electricity for the nine months since Hurricanes Irma and Maria devastated Puerto Rico.

Jun 13 2018

Treasury yields jump, Wall Street falls after Fed decision

NEW YORK U.S. Treasury yields jumped and Wall Street reversed earlier gains to close lower on Wednesday, after the Federal Reserve raised interest rates and signaled that two more hikes could be coming this year.

Jun 12 2018

Global stocks steady after Trump-Kim summit, investors eye Fed

NEW YORK Wall Street made modest gains on Tuesday while the U.S. dollar rose slightly against a basket of major currencies, with only muted impact from the long-awaited U.S.-North Korea summit aimed at denuclearizing the Korean peninsula. | Video

Jun 12 2018

Puerto Rico GO bondholders will not support COFINA settlement

June 12 A group of holders of Puerto Rican general obligation bonds said it is not ready to support a proposed deal to settle a key dispute in the U.S. territory's $120 billion bankruptcy.

Jun 11 2018

U.S. stocks rise ahead of North Korea summit, despite Trump's G7 fireworks

U.S. stocks ended slightly higher on Monday as investors shook off the weekend's chaotic G7 summit ahead of a week packed with diplomatic events, and a pair of U.S. Treasury Department auctions met with strong demand. | Video

Jun 11 2018

GLOBAL MARKETS-Stocks shake off G7 row as investors await US-North Korea summit

June 11 Stocks in the U.S. and Europe edged up on Monday as investors shook off the weekend's chaotic G7 summit ahead of a week packed with diplomatic events, while the euro neared a two-week high on reassuring news from Italy.

May 25 2018

D.C. airport bonds to lead holiday week in U.S. muni market

Washington, D.C.'s airports authority will lead a holiday-shortened week in the U.S. municipal bond market, issuing $578 million in refunding bonds as it forges on with capital projects at the region's two main airports.

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