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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

May 31 2013

EMERGING MARKETS-Shares suffer largest monthly loss in a year

LONDON, May 31 Emerging shares fell almost 1 percent on Friday and were heading for their largest monthly loss in a year while most currencies posted fresh losses as investors fretted over a slowdown in emerging giants India and China.

Mar 13 2013

Sterling edges away from 2-1/2 year low, boosted vs euro

LONDON Sterling recovered from a 2-1/2 year low against the dollar and gained against a weaker euro on Wednesday as some investors believed its recent steep falls may have gone too far for now.

Nov 22 2012

Euro boosted by Greece aid deal hopes, yen wobbly

LONDON The euro hit its highest point against the yen since late April on Thursday on expectations that international lenders will soon agree an aid deal for Greece and that Japan will ease monetary policy again.

Nov 12 2012

Sterling falls to two-month low versus dollar

LONDON, Nov 12 Sterling fell to a two-month low versus the dollar on Monday, as investors stepped-up selling of the British pound after last week's slight easing of monetary policy from the Bank of England.

Nov 09 2012

Social media shakes up solitary online FX trading

LONDON The solitary world of online foreign exchange trading is emerging from the shadows as solo investors turn to specialist social media networks to link up with their peers and seek market-beating strategies.

Nov 09 2012

Social media shakes up solitary online FX trading

LONDON The solitary world of online foreign exchange trading is emerging from the shadows as solo investors turn to specialist social media networks to link up with their peers and seek market-beating strategies.

Jul 17 2012

Moody's downgrades three major Italian insurers

MILAN Moody's lowered the credit rating of three major Italian insurers on Tuesday, piling more pressure on the euro zone's third largest economy after a string of downgrades on Monday and a sovereign downgrade last week.

Jul 17 2012

Moody's cuts Italy banks, companies ratings

MILAN Moody's cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks on Monday, bringing the country's top lenders in line with a downgrade to Italy's sovereign rating last week, as well as lowering ratings for companies and local government authorities.

Jul 16 2012

Moody's cuts Italy banks, companies ratings

MILAN Moody's cut the credit ratings of a string of Italian banks on Monday, bringing the country's top lenders in line with a downgrade to Italy's sovereign rating last week, as well as lowering ratings for companies and local government authorities.

Jul 11 2012

Caravaggio sketches unveiled at Italian castle

MILAN A collection of more than 1,000 sketches, some of which are thought to have been by 16th century Italian artist Caravaggio, were unveiled at Milan's Sforzesco Castle on Wednesday.

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