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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

Feb 14 2018

MetLife says pension failures go back 25 years, hurt fourth quarter profit

U.S. insurer MetLife Inc on Tuesday said internal failures that resulted in its not making payments to thousands of pensioners stretched back a quarter of a century and it would take a major effort this year to fix the problems.

Feb 13 2018

MetLife adjusted profit slumps on pension-related charge, tax changes

Feb 13 Metlife Inc's adjusted quarterly profit fell 36 percent due to changes in the U.S. tax law and a reserve charge after failing to pay some workers' pensions.

Feb 13 2018

Q&A: Volatility creates opportunity in emerging markets - PGIM head

The only thing abnormal that the head of Prudential Financial Inc's asset management unit sees in the recent burst of stock market volatility is that it had not happened sooner. PGIM Chief Executive Officer David Hunt, whose unit manages $1.2 trillion, spoke with Reuters about the opportunity it triggers and more.

Feb 08 2018

AIG posts $6.7 billion loss on tax reform, catastrophes

American International Group Inc posted a $6.7 billion fourth-quarter loss on Thursday as the U.S. insurer booked a big charge related to U.S. tax reform and losses from global catastrophes.

Feb 08 2018

Insurers bet, a little nervously, on smooth Games in South Korea

LONDON/NEW YORK If South Korea's Winter Olympics go off without a hitch this month, organizers will not be alone in toasting success. Their insurers will also be celebrating a tidy profit.

Feb 07 2018

Prudential Financial's operating profit rises 7.6 percent

Prudential Financial Inc, the largest U.S. life insurer by assets, on Wednesday reported a 7.6 percent rise in quarterly operating profit that topped analysts' estimates, helped by higher policy fees in its annuities business.

Feb 05 2018

Apple, Cisco team up with insurance companies to offer cyber policy discounts

Apple Inc and Cisco Systems Inc have teamed up with insurer Allianz SE to offer discounts on cyber insurance to businesses that primarily use equipment from both technology companies, they said on Monday.

Feb 01 2018

Insurers gingerly test bitcoin business with heist policies

NEW YORKMajor global insurers are starting to offer protection against cryptocurrency theft, willing to tackle daunting challenges it brings rather than miss out on this volatile and loosely regulated, but rapidly growing business. | Video

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