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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LONDON Germany's Angela Merkel meets Russian President Vladimir Putin for talks in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi today.
LONDON, May 17 Investors are more bearish on the euro over the next six and 12 months than at any time since November, the options market shows, its outlook darkened by concerns over politics in Italy and the dollar's huge rally against almost every other currency.
LONDON European Union leaders will use a pre-scheduled summit starting this evening in Sofia today to discuss what they can do to keep the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran alive after the withdrawal of the US.
LONDON, May 11 The dollar's rise hit emerging market funds hard in the past week, with equities and bonds suffering outflows of $3.7 billion, the largest since December 2016, Bank of America Merrill Lynch said on Friday.
LONDON The European Union likes to style itself as the world's biggest and most influential trading bloc but that claim is being severely tested by Donald Trump's move to reapply sanctions on Iran.
LONDON Emerging currencies are suffering their sixth straight week of losses against the resurgent dollar but options markets appear to indicate there is going to be no relief for some of them in the short-term.
LONDON A surging dollar is likely to hit foreign investment into emerging markets this year, the Institute of International Finance said on Wednesday, cutting its capital inflow forecast for this year by $43 billion to $1.22 trillion.
LONDON Sterling fell further against a surging dollar on Friday, erasing all its gains for 2018 after investors shrugged off disappointing jobs data out of the United States to buy into the greenback.
LONDON A sudden drop in the stock of U.S. Treasury debt held in Ireland has fuelled speculation that U.S. multinationals may be shifting some of their gigantic cash piles back to the United States in response to changes in how foreign earnings are taxed.
LONDON A sudden drop in the stock of U.S. Treasury debt held in Ireland has fueled speculation that U.S. multinationals may be shifting some of their gigantic cash piles back to the United States in response to changes in how foreign earnings are taxed.