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Suzanne Barlyn

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

Aug 03 2018

AIG shares slide 3 percent after executives downplay weak results

NEW YORK Insurer American International Group Inc slid more than three percent in morning trading on Friday after executives tried to downplay another weak earnings report and vowed a turnaround was on the horizon.

Aug 02 2018

AIG quarterly profit falls 17 percent as general insurance business weighs

American International Group Inc on Thursday reported a 17 percent fall in quarterly profit as its general insurance business failed to show improvement, missing analysts' expectations.

Jul 31 2018

U.S. insurers grilled on exposure to $4.7 billion J&J talc verdict

Wall Street is trying to figure out whether the U.S. insurance industry will bear any costs from a record $4.69 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson awarded to customers and their families who claimed that asbestos-contaminated talc caused ovarian cancer.

Jul 26 2018

Prudential Financial to take over $923 million in Raytheon pension benefits

U.S. insurer Prudential Financial Inc will take over $923 million in pension obligations from Tomahawk missile maker Raytheon Co in a deal that will cover about 13,000 U.S. Raytheon retirees, the companies said on Thursday.

Jul 19 2018

Insurer Travelers misses profit estimates on storm losses

Travelers Cos Inc, one of the largest U.S. property insurers, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday because of costly damage from wind and hail storms that pounded several U.S. regions in recent months, potentially signaling weak results for other insurers.

May 18 2018

Global insurers review business after U.S. exit from Iran deal

Global insurers are taking stock of how the U.S. withdrawal from an international agreement to deny Tehran nuclear weapons, and threatened sanctions against companies that do business with Iran, could affect them.

May 18 2018

Global insurers review business after U.S. exit from Iran deal

Global insurers are taking stock of how the U.S. withdrawal from an international agreement to deny Tehran nuclear weapons, and threatened sanctions against companies that do business with Iran, could affect them.

May 11 2018

NRA sues New York governor, regulator for 'blacklisting campaign'

The National Rifle Association on Friday sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulator for engaging in what it said was a "blacklisting campaign" aimed at swaying banks and insurers to stop doing business with the gun advocacy group, according to a complaint.

May 11 2018

NRA sues N.Y. governor, regulator for 'blacklisting campaign'

May 11 The National Rifle Association on Friday sued New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state's financial regulator for engaging in what it said was a "blacklisting campaign" aimed at swaying banks and insurers to stop doing business with the gun advocacy group, according to a complaint.

May 09 2018

AIG shareholders approve $43 million pay package for CEO

NEW YORK American International Group Inc said shareholders approved a $43.1 million pay package for 2017 for Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault during the company's annual meeting on Wednesday.

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