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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

Dec 15 2017

'Tiger Cub' Griffin shuts his Blue Ridge hedge fund after 21 years

BOSTON John Griffin is shutting his $6 billion Blue Ridge Capital hedge fund after more than two decades, becoming the latest high profile investor to liquidate his business as industry returns have been under pressure.

Dec 14 2017

Deckers wins proxy contest against hedge fund Marcato

BOSTON Deckers Outdoor Corp beat back a challenge from activist hedge fund Marcato Capital Management, but shares of the maker of UGG boots fell more than 4 percent on news that all its directors had been re-elected.

Dec 13 2017

Marcato likely to pull off win in proxy war with Deckers

Deckers Outdoor Corp shareholders looked set to hand three board seats to Marcato Capital Management at the UGG boots maker's annual meeting on Thursday, capping a months-long bitter proxy contest.

Dec 11 2017

Marcato says Deckers' rejected offer to settle proxy contest

BOSTON After months of turning up the heat on Deckers Outdoor Corp, hedge fund Marcato Capital Management recently proposed a settlement that the UGG boot maker rejected, a filing released on Monday shows.

Dec 11 2017

Angelo, Gordon promotes top executives amid succession planning

BOSTON Investment firm Angelo, Gordon is promoting two senior executives to co-chief investment officers to work alongside the firm's co-founder, Michael Gordon, as the firm prepares for an eventual generational change.

Dec 06 2017

Short-seller Muddy Waters bets against OSI Systems

BOSTON Carson Block, founder of short-seller Muddy Waters LLC, said he is betting that the stock price of OSI Systems Inc will fall, sending the company's shares tumbling more than 30 percent on Wednesday.

Dec 04 2017

Hedge fund Marcato shifts proxy fight tactics at UGG maker Deckers

A U.S. hedge fund that wants to make changes to the board of UGG boot maker Deckers Outdoor Corp reduced its demand on Monday from changing all nine directors to just three, likely improving its chance of victory.

Dec 01 2017

Hedge fund Tudor shuts one portfolio; Jones to play bigger role

BOSTON Paul Tudor Jones, one of Wall Street's most prominent investors, is restructuring his Tudor Investment Corp. by liquidating one portfolio and planning to play a bigger role in managing money at the hedge fund firm he founded nearly four decades ago.

Nov 30 2017

Hedge fund Hutchin Hill shuts down after three bad years

BOSTON Hedge fund manager Neil Chriss said on Thursday he is closing his $2.2 billion firm Hutchin Hill Capital LP after three years of poor performance.

Nov 29 2017

Chipotle founder out as CEO as investor patience expires

Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc is searching for a turnaround expert to replace founder and Chief Executive Steve Ells, who said on Wednesday he would step aside after failing for two years to rescue the burrito chain's sales and reputation from a string of food safety lapses.


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