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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

16 Oct 2017

Dollar up as selloff pauses, inflation key focus

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar was slightly stronger on Monday as investors repositioned after disappointing inflation data on Friday sent the greenback to its lowest levels in more than two weeks.

06 Oct 2017

Treasury proposes looser derivatives rules

NEW YORK, Oct 6 The U.S. Treasury's blueprint for reforming rules in the $300 trillion privately traded derivatives markets would remove some restrictions that have vexed market participants, while also giving more investors room to trade off exchanges.

06 Oct 2017

Dollar drops on North Korea fears, offsetting wage data boost

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar tumbled on Friday on a report that North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile, overturning earlier gains after the government’s jobs report for September showed an unexpected rise in wages.

06 Oct 2017

Dollar hits seven-week highs before payrolls

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar index rose to seven-week highs on Thursday as data pointed to solid U.S. growth, a day before Friday's highly anticipated jobs report for September.

04 Oct 2017

Dollar weakens before payrolls, pares losses on strong ISM

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar weakened on Wednesday as investors repositioned ahead of Friday's highly anticipated jobs report, but pared losses on a strong non-manufacturing report.

03 Oct 2017

Dollar softens against euro before heavy data week

NEW YORK The dollar was slightly weaker against the euro on Tuesday as investors squared positions after a three week greenback rally, and before three days of heavy data culminating in Friday's employment report for September.

02 Oct 2017

Dollar gains on bullish U.S. outlook, Catalonia weighs on euro

NEW YORK The dollar gained against the euro and the yen on Monday as investors took a bullish view of the U.S. economy, and as the single currency was hurt by a violence-marred independence vote in Spain's Catalonia region.

19 Sep 2017

Borrowing bonds may get harder as Fed pares holdings

The Federal Reserve hopes to pull off the wind-down of its massive balance sheet with minimal market impact, but even a slow withdrawal may increase strains in a crucial section of the bond market. | Video

01 Sep 2017

Yields rise on strong U.S. manufacturing data

NEW YORK U.S. Treasury yields rose on Friday as strong manufacturing data boosted sentiment that economic growth is solid, even after the August jobs report was weaker than economists expected.

29 Aug 2017

TREASURIES-Yields lowest since November after North Korea fires missile

NEW YORK, Aug 29 Benchmark 10-year Treasury yields fell to their lowest since last November on Tuesday on safety buying after North Korea fired a ballistic missile over Japan's northern Hokkaido island into the sea.

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