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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

Nov 13 2017

PokerStars owner could raise up to $2.50 billion for M&A: CEO

PokerStars owner Stars Group Inc could raise up to $2.50 billion to fund acquisitions if needed, Chief Executive Rafael Ashkenazi said in an interview on Monday.

Nov 02 2017

Chesapeake warns of modest 2018 production growth

U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp on Thursday missed Wall Street's quarterly revenue estimates and warned of flat-to-modest production growth next year, sending its shares down as much as 8 percent.

Oct 27 2017

Phillips 66 wraps up strong quarter for big U.S. refiners

Phillips 66 on Friday wrapped up a strong third quarter for big U.S. oil refiners that saw refining margins rise sharply in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Oct 24 2017

Hudson's Bay to sell Lord & Taylor Fifth Ave building

Canadian department store operator Hudson's Bay Co (HBC) agreed to sell its Lord & Taylor flagship building in New York for $850 million to WeWork Cos, in what may be a step toward easing tensions with activist investor Jonathan Litt.

Oct 23 2017

Halliburton warns of slower growth as U.S. rig count drops

Oilfield services giant Halliburton Co on Monday warned of slower growth at its oil well drilling and evaluation business, reflecting a steady drop in rig counts in the United States. | Video

Oct 20 2017

Top oilfield services firms signal fourth-quarter uncertainty

The world's top two oilfield service firms on Friday warned slower producer spending and weakness in offshore exploration may weigh on current-quarter earnings, but said activity could improve in the longer term as the global crude market comes into balance.

Sep 26 2017

Chesapeake sees 15 percent drop in third-quarter output as Harvey hurts

Chesapeake Energy Corp said on Tuesday it expects a 15 percent drop in third-quarter production, partly blaming Hurricane Harvey, which forced the company to stop work in the Eagle Ford shale region of Texas.

Sep 08 2017

Equifax reveals hack that likely exposed data of 143 million customers

((Corrects second-last paragraph of Sept. 7 story to say that company executives sold stock worth about $1.8 million, not about $17.8 million)) | Video

Aug 23 2017

Toll's average price to fall as millennials buy cheaper homes

Toll Brothers Inc's falling average selling price (ASP) signals a new normal for luxury homebuilders in the United States as they sell more, but lower-priced homes, to thrifty millennials.

Aug 21 2017

Canadian oil sands producers: Heady days may not last long

Canadian oil sands producers such as Cenovus and MEG Energy impressed investors in the second quarter as prices of heavy crude rose, but those gains are expected to be short-lived.

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