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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

Jul 18 2018

Trade-war concerns cloud New York City investment conference

NEW YORK A prolonged U.S. trade war with China and Europe would dent global economic growth and force investors to reassess the profitability of U.S. companies, some of the biggest hedge funds and private equity investors in the United States warned at an investment conference on Wednesday.

Jul 18 2018

Trade-war concerns cloud New York City investment conference

NEW YORK, July 18 A prolonged U.S. trade war with China and Europe would dent global economic growth and force investors to reassess the profitability of U.S. companies, some of the biggest hedge funds and private equity investors in the United States warned at an investment conference on Wednesday.

Jul 18 2018

Citadel's Griffin warns on dangers of prolonged trade war

NEW YORK Billionaire investor Kenneth Griffin on Wednesday praised President Donald Trump's policies but warned that prolonged trade wars could harm consumers and companies alike.

Jul 10 2018

Wilshire Funds Management alternative asset group loses more executives

BOSTON Two managing directors overseeing alternative investments at Wilshire Funds Management quit the firm in June, a person familiar with the matter said on Tuesday, as employees appeared increasingly disgruntled about its lack of commitment to the sector.

Jul 02 2018

Loeb's Third Point takes new approach in battle with Nestle

BOSTON For a year, billionaire hedge fund manager Daniel Loeb has watched quietly from afar as Nestle SA tries to energize its business. But his patience has worn thin and he has been telling associates and his own investors that time is now up for the world's No. 1 food company.

Jul 02 2018

Loeb pressures Nestle for more sales, restructuring

BOSTON Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb on Sunday stepped up pressure on food group Nestle SA, in a letter that urged its board to be "sharper," "bolder" and "faster" in spinning off businesses and untangling its complex management structure.

Jul 01 2018

Loeb pressures Nestle for more sales, restructuring

BOSTON Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb on Sunday stepped up pressure on food group Nestle SA , in a letter that urged its board to be "sharper," "bolder" and "faster" in spinning off businesses and untangling its complex management structure.

Jun 28 2018

Exclusive: Paulson's top real estate executives start own firm

BOSTON Billionaire investor John Paulson's top real estate executives are launching their own investment firm with $1 billion and the hedge fund manager's blessing, sources familiar with the matter said.

Jun 26 2018

Exclusive: Ackman makes fresh layoffs at Pershing Square hedge fund

BOSTON Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose investment assets have shrunk by more than half in the last three years, has made a second round of staff cuts and laid off three investor relations team members, two sources familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

Jun 19 2018

Mellanox, Starboard settle on new board members

NEW YORK Chipmaker Mellanox Technologies Ltd struck a settlement with activist investor Starboard Value LP to appoint new board members and name a director if the company fails to meet certain operating goals.

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