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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(This version of the May 17 story corrects spelling to linchpin in paragraph six)
(This version of the story refiles to correct spelling to linchpin in paragraph six.)
LONDON From global finance and merchandise trade to investment, the dollar's supremacy in the world economy is being underscored by the U.S. decision to reimpose sanctions on Iran and all those doing business with it.
LONDON The euro was headed on Friday for its fifth successive weekly decline versus the dollar, in what would be a first for the currency since 2015, as political uncertainty in Italy continued to worry investors.
LONDON Sterling bounced on Friday as a weak dollar helped the pound recover losses suffered when the Bank of England held rates and cut its economic growth projections.
LONDON Banks have pushed out their predictions for when the Bank of England will raise interest rates after data last week showed a sharp and unexpected slowdown in Britain's economic growth.
LONDON Sterling tumbled to a two-month low against the dollar on Friday after Britain's economy slowed far more than expected in the first quarter of 2018, slashing expectations the Bank of England will raise interest rates in May.
LONDON, April 27 Sterling fell to an eight-week low against the dollar on Friday after Britain's economy slowed much more sharply than expected in the first three months of 2018.
LONDON The pound gained on Monday, breaking a five-day losing streak, after news about a possible takeover of a British pharmaceutical company encouraged investors to put concerns about the British economy to one side.
LONDON Sterling fell to a one-month low on Monday as the dollar rebounded across the board thanks to firmer U.S. Treasury yields while governor Mark Carney's comments last week raised doubts on the likelihood of an interest rate increase next month.