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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

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Behind flashy IPO of Japan's Mercari lies a thriving thrift economy

TOKYO When flea market app Mercari makes its market debut on Tuesday, it will mark the appearance of one of Japan's rarest beasts: a tech unicorn.

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Behind flashy IPO of Japan's Mercari lies a thriving thrift economy

TOKYO, June 18 When flea market app Mercari makes its market debut on Tuesday, it will mark the appearance of one of Japan's rarest beasts: a tech unicorn.

Jun 17 2018

Japan's exports accelerate in May, surplus with U.S. lowest since 2013

TOKYO Japan's exports rose in May at the fastest rate in four months thanks to increased shipments of cars, car parts, and semiconductor equipment, a sign that global demand is gaining strength.

Jun 15 2018

Japan's central bank cuts inflation view, narrowing stimulus-exit path

TOKYO The Bank of Japan downgraded its assessment on inflation and its governor stressed his resolve to keep the money spigot wide open, reinforcing views Japan will lag well behind its U.S. and European peers in dialing back crisis-mode policies. | Video

Jun 08 2018

Abenomics may be losing steam just as trade friction escalates

TOKYO A disappointing reading on Japan's economy, which suddenly seems to be faltering after two years of steady growth, raises the possibility that it is peaking just as trade friction with the United States escalates.

Jun 06 2018

Japan PM Abe: no countries benefit from trade protectionism

TOKYO Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Wednesday that he wants to send a message at a Group of Seven leaders' summit that no countries benefit from trade protectionism.

Jun 05 2018

Japan's weak household spending, services activity, hint at recession

TOKYO Japan's household spending unexpectedly contracted in April and services sector activity slowed in May, figures out on Tuesday showed, raising the possibility of the economy falling into recession this quarter.

Jun 05 2018

Japan's weak household spending, services activity, hint at recession

TOKYO Japan's household spending unexpectedly contracted in April and services sector activity slowed in May, figures out on Tuesday showed, raising the possibility of the economy falling into recession this quarter.

Jun 04 2018

Japan April household spending shows second quarter off to weak start

TOKYO Japan's household spending unexpectedly contracted in April for the third consecutive month, undermining hopes that the economy can resume growth after a contraction in the first quarter.

May 30 2018

Japan's factory output growth slumps in April, dims production prospects

TOKYO Japan's industrial output was well short of market expectations in April, official figures showed on Thursday, adding to fears for the outlook after the economy contracted in the first quarter.

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