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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

Dec 14 2017

Wall Street climbs as tax reform enters last lap

U.S. stocks climbed higher on Thursday, boosted by gains in technology and banking shares and aided by news that the Republicans' tax code overhaul should face final votes in Congress before the year-end.

Nov 24 2017

Tech leads S&P above 2,600; Amazon, other retail stocks gain

Technology stocks led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq to record closing highs on Friday, with the S&P ending above 2,600 points for the first time, while Amazon and retail stocks got a boost from signs of a strong start to the holiday shopping season. | Video

Sep 06 2017

Facebook digital ads figures differ from census data: analyst

Figures Facebook Inc gives advertisers about its potential reach differ from U.S. census data, an investment analyst said on Tuesday, renewing questions about how tech companies verify the value of their digital marketing space. | Video

Aug 21 2017

Sempra Energy to buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in blow to Berkshire

Utility Sempra Energy said on Monday that it would buy Oncor for $9.45 billion in cash after majority owner Energy Future Holdings Corp abandoned a deal to sell the power transmission company to Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. | Video

Apr 11 2017

Qualcomm hits back at Apple's lawsuit, accuses iPhone maker of false statements

Qualcomm Inc hit back at Apple Inc's charges that were made in a U.S. lawsuit in January, saying the iPhone maker breached agreements with the firm and encouraged regulatory attacks on its business in various jurisdictions around the world by making false statements.

Jan 04 2017

Judge halves $1 bln award in J&J hip implants case

Jan 4 A U.S. judge almost halved the award in a December jury verdict that ordered Johnson & Johnson and its DePuy Orthopaedics unit to pay more than $1 billion to plaintiffs in six lawsuits who said they were injured by DePuy's Pinnacle hip implants.

Jun 16 2016

New York State Senate confirms Vullo as top financial regulator

The New York State on Wednesday confirmed Governor Andrew Cuomo's pick to become the state's top financial regulator.

Jun 15 2016

New York State Senate confirms Vullo as top financial regulator

The New York State on Wednesday confirmed Governor Andrew Cuomo's pick to become the state's top financial regulator.

Apr 14 2016

Energy XXI files for bankruptcy protection

U.S. oil and gas producer Energy XXI Ltd , which has operations in Louisiana, Texas and the Gulf of Mexico, said on Thursday it has filed for bankruptcy protection, becoming one of the biggest casualties of the oil rout to date.

Apr 12 2016

Alibaba buys control of Lazada in $1 billion bet on SE Asia ecommerce

BEIJING/BENGALURU Alibaba Group Holding Ltd has agreed to buy a controlling stake in Southeast Asian online retailer Lazada Group for about $1 billion, its biggest deal overseas, as the Chinese ecommerce giant seeks fertile new turf while growth slows at home.

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