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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

Jul 19 2018

Nordea beats second quarter forecasts but trims 2018 revenue outlook

STOCKHOLM Nordea beat quarterly forecasts helped by cost cuts on Thursday, sending shares in the biggest Nordic bank higher despite its warning that like-for-like 2018 revenue would likely fall.

Jul 12 2018

Riding migration backlash, Sweden's political pariah looks to end isolation

STOCKHOLM/VISBY, Sweden - Once denounced as neo-fascists, Jimmie Akesson's Sweden Democrats look poised to translate more voter-friendly nationalist policies into big electoral gains in a country long famed for liberal tolerance.

Jul 11 2018

In East-West diplomatic drama, Helsinki punches above its weight

STOCKHOLM/HELSINKI For a city of just 600,000 people on the northeast periphery of Europe, Helsinki has played an outsized role in the fraught relationship between its giant neighbor Russia and the West.

Apr 27 2018

Rising raw material costs throw Sweden's Electrolux into a spin

STOCKHOLM U.S. tariffs helped raise raw material costs at Electrolux , denting first-quarter earnings and sending shares in Europe's largest home appliances maker down 11 percent on Friday.

Apr 24 2018

Truck maker Volvo rides demand boom but supply chain feels strain

STOCKHOLM Truck maker AB Volvo beat first-quarter expectations thanks to strong demand for trucks and construction equipment across most markets but cautioned that its supply chain was coming under pressure.

Feb 08 2018

After record 2017, Geely's Volvo Cars sees more growth ahead

STOCKHOLM Sweden's Volvo Car Group expects stronger earnings and sales this year after the Chinese-owned automaker reached new records on both counts in 2017 thanks to strong demand for a string of new models, particularly in China.

Jan 31 2018

Order boom helps truck maker Volvo to raise market outlook

STOCKHOLM Swedish truck maker AB Volvo raised its outlook for commercial vehicles markets on both sides of the Atlantic as strong demand across most of its business helped it to produce a 30 percent rise in fourth-quarter core earnings.

Nov 20 2017

Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. | Video

Nov 20 2017

Volvo Cars to supply Uber with up to 24,000 self-driving cars

STOCKHOLM/SAN FRANCISCO Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the U.S. firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars. | Video

Nov 16 2017

Electrolux steps up spending for North American factory overhaul

STOCKHOLM Electrolux , one of the world's biggest home appliance makers, is launching an 8 billion Swedish crown ($950 million) investment drive to modernize its factories, especially in North America, to better compete with cheap Asian competition.

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