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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 19 2018

Trump and dollar: friend or foe?

NEW YORK Donald Trump's comments that a strong dollar "puts us at a disadvantage" caused an instant fall in the greenback on Thursday and marked another example of the U.S. president commenting directly - and sometimes contradictorily - on the country's currency.

Jul 18 2018

Berkshire shares surge as Buffett wins more power for stock buybacks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc shares rallied on Wednesday after the conglomerate's board gave its billionaire chairman, Warren Buffett, more freedom to conduct stock buybacks and whittle down a $108.6 billion stockpile of cash.

Jul 17 2018

Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway loosens policy on stock buybacks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Tuesday eliminated a restriction on its ability to buy back its own stock, a change that could help billionaire Chairman Warren Buffett deploy more of the conglomerate's cash.

Jul 16 2018

BlackRock is evaluating cryptocurrencies, CEO Fink says

NEW YORK BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink on Monday said the world's largest asset manager has assembled a working group to look at blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but cautioned he does not see massive investor demand.

Jul 16 2018

BlackRock reports weaker demand for index funds, shares dip

NEW YORK BlackRock Inc , the world's biggest asset manager, reported smaller demand for its funds on Monday, and its stock dropped despite a better-than-expected quarterly profit.

Jul 16 2018

BlackRock reports weaker demand for index funds, shares dip

NEW YORK BlackRock Inc , the world's biggest asset manager, reported smaller demand for its funds on Monday as investors fled risk, overshadowing a better-than-expected quarterly profit, and its shares dipped.

Jul 16 2018

BlackRock is evaluating cryptocurrencies, CEO Fink says

NEW YORK BlackRock Inc Chief Executive Larry Fink on Monday said the world's largest asset manager has assembled a working group to look at blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin, but cautioned he does not see massive investor demand.

Jul 13 2018

University of Maine pension fund fires Guggenheim over regulatory probe

A university pension and endowment fund fired a Guggenheim Partners LLC subsidiary because of its ongoing investigation by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), records showed, as the closely watched U.S. asset manager faces pressure to address clients' concerns.

Jul 11 2018

U.S. investors pull more cash from Bill Gross bond fund: Morningstar

NEW YORK Investors yanked $188 million from the Janus Henderson Global Unconstrained Bond Fund, run by billionaire money manager Bill Gross, in June, marking four straight months of withdrawals, Morningstar Inc said on Wednesday.

Jul 11 2018

Amid trade war, U.S. fund investors find little safe haven in gold

NEW YORK The fact that investors are siphoning money out of stocks is not helping gold, with the safe-haven asset suffering as people wary of a global trade war flock to the U.S. dollar.

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