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.
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Elliott Management, one of the world's biggest hedge funds, disclosed that it held a large stake in information services company Nielsen Holdings and urged it to considering selling itself.
Urban Outfitters Inc , American Eagle Outfitters Inc and other retailers are filling stores with styles from the 1990s in a bet that fanny packs, chunky-soled sneakers and high-waisted "mom jeans" will lift back-to-school sales.
Newell Brands Inc reported quarterly sales below Wall Street estimates on Monday hurt by cutbacks in inventory by retailers for its writing products and the bankruptcy of toddler-focused Babies "R" Us chain.
Kraft Heinz Co topped quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Friday as the Tater Tots maker raised product prices and posted higher-than-expected sales from the United States for the first time in several quarters.
Kellogg Co reported lower-than-expected quarterly profit margins on Thursday as the cereal maker spent more on marketing and transportation and had to cut prices on snack foods after it stopped distributing directly to U.S. retailers.
Procter & Gamble Co's fiscal fourth-quarter sales fell below Wall Street estimates on Tuesday, hurt by lower pricing and weak demand at its units that make Pampers diapers and Gillette shaving products.
Colgate-Palmolive Co said on Friday that it would "modestly" raise prices in the second-half of the year, mainly in emerging markets, as the world's largest toothpaste maker seeks relief from surging raw materials costs.
Coca-Cola Co topped Wall Street estimates for quarterly sales and profit on Wednesday, as more consumers bought its healthier soda options such as Zero Sugar and new flavors of Diet Coke, sending its shares up 2.7 percent. | Video
U.S. toymaker Hasbro Inc beat expectations for quarterly profit and revenue on Monday as a jump in Marvel toy sales helped it recover ground lost in last year's Toys 'R' Us bankruptcy, sending its shares up as much as 14 percent. | Video