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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Wall Street indexes hovered around record levels on Thursday, perked up by the Federal Reserve's upbeat view on the economy and news that the Republicans' tax code overhaul is set to face final votes in Congress before the year-end.
U.S. stock indexes recovered from two days of losses on Thursday after technology stocks got a boost from Cisco results and Wal-Mart soared to a record high. | Video
The Dow was slightly higher while the S&P and the Nasdaq pared losses in early afternoon trading on Thursday, as investors parsed the Republican tax-cut proposals and ahead of the impending announcement of the next Federal Reserve Chair
The S&P and the Dow were little changed on Wednesday, as investors awaited a statement from the U.S. Federal Reserve following its two-day policy meeting.
Gains in technology stocks and a jump in shares of consumer companies Mondelez and Kellogg on Tuesday put the three major Wall Street indexes on track for their best monthly gains since February. | Video
U.S. stocks extended losses in early afternoon trading on Monday after a report that the House of Representatives was discussing "a gradual phase-in" for President Donald Trump's corporate tax cut plans.
Wall Street indexes hovered at record levels on Monday as investors cheered the continuation of "Abenomics" following Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's emphatic win in the weekend polls.
U.S. stocks extended gains in early afternoon trading on Friday to scale new highs on hopes that President Donald Trump's tax-cut plan would make further headway after the Senate passed a budget resolution.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average rallied above the 23,000-mark on Wednesday, propelled by IBM's 9 percent surge after the computing giant hinted a return to revenue growth.
U.S. stocks were little changed in early afternoon trading on Wednesday as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's policy decision for clues on the future path of interest rates.