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Tom Pfeiffer

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

Mar 01 2018

FTSE dragged lower by WPP results, weak factory data

LONDON UK shares fell on Thursday after advertising giant WPP reported its worst results since the financial crisis and a gauge of British factory activity fell to its weakest in eight months.

Feb 27 2018

Britain's FTSE little changed as Sky soars on Comcast bid

LONDON Comcast's bid for pay-TV group Sky and strong results from housebuilder Persimmon helped keep Britain's FTSE 100 on an even keel on Tuesday, as investors digested the first public comments from new Federal Reserve chairman Jerome Powell.

Feb 19 2018

UK shares retreat as Reckitt disappoint

LONDON British shares lost some ground on Monday as weak results from Reckitt Benckiser underlined the murky growth outlook for big consumer goods makers and banking holidays in the U.S. and China slowed European markets.

Feb 01 2018

European tech gets second wind after record-breaking 2017

LONDON When German semiconductor maker Infineon slashed its revenue guidance on Wednesday because of a weakening dollar, its shares tumbled to the bottom of the benchmark DAX index.

Jan 26 2018

UK stocks end two days of currency-driven declines

LONDON British shares rose across the board on Friday as buyers returned to the market following two days of declines driven by a strengthening sterling.

Jan 22 2018

Big banks' cut-price research puts the squeeze on small brokers

LONDON Big banks have been offering deep discounts on the research they offer fund managers since the start of new European market transparency rules this month, raising doubts over the future of smaller securities firms.

Jan 15 2018

Investors see few silver linings in Carillion collapse

LONDON Investors struggled to find buying opportunities after the collapse of British construction and support services company Carillion on Monday, underscoring how risks have piled up for the whole industry. | Video

Jan 10 2018

Ryanair keeps big investors onside after rocky 2017

LONDON Several institutional investors are backing Ryanair to bounce back from a pilot rostering mess-up and a decision to recognize unions that jolted confidence in Europe's most profitable airline.

Dec 18 2017

Dealmaking nudges European shares near six-week high

MILAN European shares rose on Monday, buoyed by a flurry of year-end M&A and expectations that a U.S. bill lowering corporate taxes could soon pass.

Jun 20 2016

Mobile telecom challenger sees progress in Britain

LONDON Mobile start-up FreedomPop says it is generating revenue from almost half of its British users by providing optional paying services in addition to free voice and data plans.


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