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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

May 17 2018

China's Tianqi Lithium to buy a quarter of Chile's SQM for $4.1 billion

China's Tianqi Lithium Corp said on Thursday it will buy nearly a quarter of Chilean lithium producer SQM for $4.1 billion, gaining it coveted access to a key ingredient in rechargeable batteries that power mobile phones and electric cars.

May 03 2018

Bombardier commits to aero program after CSeries, Toronto land sale

Bombardier Inc said on Thursday it will stick by its remaining commercial aerospace program after agreeing to sell its biggest land asset, as the Canadian plane and train maker strives to raise cash to pay down its debt.

May 02 2018

HollyFrontier beats as Permian, Canadian crude drive margin gains

U.S. independent refiner HollyFrontier Corp posted a 70 percent rise in first-quarter refining margins on Wednesday, benefiting from discounted costs of crude from the Texas-centred Permian basin and Canada.

Apr 24 2018

Restaurant Brands plans C$700 million Tim Hortons makeover

Burger King owner Restaurant Brands International Inc and its franchisees will spend C$700 million ($546 million) over four years to revamp coffee chain Tim Hortons, following a round of bad publicity over its management of the Canadian chain.

Apr 23 2018

Halliburton revenue jumps on higher North American demand

Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co reported a 34 percent jump in first-quarter revenue on Monday as North American companies boosted oil and gas production amid rising oil prices. | Video

Apr 20 2018

GE's Baker Hughes first-quarter profit tops view on oilfield services growth

General Electric Co's Baker Hughes posted quarterly profit that beat Wall Street estimates on Friday as improving oil prices prompted companies to ramp up oil and gas production.

Apr 03 2018

Canada auto sales dip as economy shows signs of weakness

Sales of light vehicles in Canada dipped 0.6 percent in March according to data released on Tuesday, amid signs that the economy was on track for a weaker-than-expected first quarter.

Mar 20 2018

BlackBerry shares rise after software security pact with Microsoft

BlackBerry Ltd's shares rose 4 percent in early trading on Tuesday after the company said it would provide security for one-time rival Microsoft Corp's flagship Office apps.

Mar 06 2018

Chevron backs 2018 production rise, eyes share buybacks

Oil major Chevron Corp said on Tuesday it should be able to raise production as planned by between 4 and 7 percent in 2018 and buy back shares for the first time in at least three years even without a substantial rise in oil prices.

Feb 20 2018

$2 billion share issue takes shine off Duke Energy profit beat

U.S. power provider Duke Energy Corp said on Tuesday it would issue $2 billion in new shares this year to deal with the financial impact of recent tax reforms that it also said would weigh on 2018 earnings growth.

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