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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

Nov 15 2017

Gold drops slightly in choppy trade as dollar pares losses

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices dropped on Wednesday in see-saw trade, first rising to the highest since Oct. 20, then sliding and hovering near session lows, as the U.S. dollar pared losses.

Nov 10 2017

Gold falls on bond yields, U.S. tax doubts limit losses

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices turned lower on Friday as U.S. Treasury bond yields rose, but losses were limited by weaker stock markets and the dollar, which fell due to uncertainty over U.S. tax reform.

Oct 30 2017

LME plays long game on China warehousing, Li a 'patient' player

LONDON The London Metal Exchange still wants to have LME-registered warehousing in mainland China but has not recently pushed the long-held ambition, HKEx Chief Executive Charles Li said.

Oct 30 2017

LMEWEEK-LME plays long game on China warehousing, Li a "patient" player

LONDON, Oct 30 The London Metal Exchange still wants to have LME-registered warehousing in mainland China but has not recently pushed the long-held ambition, HKEx Chief Executive Charles Li said.

Oct 25 2017

Talk of Fed succession pushes gold to 2-1/2 week low

LONDON Gold fell to a 2-1/2 week low on Wednesday after reports that Republican senators favoured John Taylor to become the next head of the U.S. Federal Reserve drove the dollar and U.S. bond yields higher.

Oct 20 2017

Gold falls as hopes of U.S. tax reform boost riskier assets

LONDON Gold prices fell on Friday after the U.S. Senate approved a budget blueprint that paves the way for tax cuts, causing stocks, the dollar and bond yields to rise.

Oct 17 2017

Rapidly rising volumes on LME back its foray into gold

BARCELONA, Spain Open interest on the London Metal Exchange's (LME) precious metals contracts has topped 3 million ounces of gold, the exchange said, as it tries to muscle into a futures business dominated by rival CME Group.

Oct 13 2017

Gold at two-and-a-half-week high on U.S. data, Trump warning on Iran deal

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rose to a two-and-a-half-week high on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned he might ultimately end a 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and after weak U.S. inflation data undermined the case for interest rate rises.

Oct 10 2017

LME to expand trading around gold and silver reference prices

LONDON The London Metal Exchange expects three more clearing members to join its precious metals contracts by year-end and is looking to expand trading around its gold and silver reference prices, Chief Executive Matthew Chamberlain told Reuters on Tuesday.

Oct 03 2017

Gold turns up from seven-week low as U.S. dollar pares gains

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold on Tuesday rose above a seven-week low as the U.S. dollar came off its highs.

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