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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BENGALURU U.S. funds turned in favor of stocks in November at the expense of cash, looking for better returns before the end of the year by lifting their recommended equity allocations to the highest since June, a Reuters poll of investment managers showed.
BENGALURU U.S. Republicans are not expected to push major tax cuts through Congress this year, according to a majority of economists in a Reuters poll, who in any case were skeptical that the legislation would provide a significant boost to the economy.
BENGALURU On an upswing in recent months, the fate of the U.S. dollar hinges on whether Congress passes major tax reform, with future Federal Reserve interest rate rises already priced in, according to the latest Reuters poll of currency strategists.
BENGALURU Most major currencies will hold on to their gains made in 2017 against the dollar over the coming year, according to a Reuters poll of currency strategists who were not entirely convinced of the U.S. administration's ability to pass through tax cuts.
BENGALURU Global stocks will rise even more over the coming year as optimism about the global economy grows, but a slim majority of equity strategists polled by Reuters also said the current eight-year bull run will end in 2018.
BENGALURU U.S. fund managers kept their model global portfolio steady in September on concerns most asset prices look expensive as the global economy is only moving at a modest pace, a Reuters poll found.
Sovereign bond yields in developed economies will rise modestly over the coming year as subdued inflation keeps them in check, even as major central banks move away from ultra easy policy, a Reuters poll found.
BENGALURU The European Central Bank will announce in October a six-month extension to its asset purchase program but will cut how much it buys each month to 40 billion euros from January, a Reuters poll of economists found. | Video
BENGALURU The European Central Bank will announce in October a six-month extension to its asset purchase programme but will cut how much it buys each month to 40 billion euros from January, a Reuters poll of economists found.
BENGALURU The euro will hold on to most of this year's gains over the next 12 months, according to a poll of foreign exchange strategists, who also said a further 5 percent rise in the currency would discomfit the European Central Bank.