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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.

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16 Aug 2017

Pullback in U.S. fracking sand use pressures producers

U.S. shale oil companies are pulling back on the amount of sand they use to hydraulically fracture new wells, responding to rising prices of the material that are driving up costs.

16 Aug 2017

Pullback in U.S. fracking sand use pressures producers

U.S. shale oil companies are pulling back on the amount of sand they use to hydraulically fracture new wells, responding to rising prices of the material that are driving up costs.

03 Aug 2017

Chesapeake to cut rig count, bring fewer wells to production

U.S. natural gas producer Chesapeake Energy Corp beat quarterly profit estimates, but said it planned to cut its rig count and bring fewer wells into production this year.

02 Aug 2017

Canada's July auto sales up 4.9 percent as sales decline in U.S.

Canadian auto sales rose 4.9 percent in July as the industry benefited from strong economic growth, even as U.S. sales fell for a fifth consecutive month, according to data released on Tuesday.

01 Aug 2017

SoftBank in talks to invest up to $2 billion in Flipkart via its Vision fund

MUMBAI/BENGALURU Japan's SoftBank is still keen to take a stake in Indian e-commerce firm Flipkart and is in talks to invest up to $2 billion in the company through its Vision Fund, a source familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

01 Aug 2017

SoftBank in talks to invest in Flipkart through fund, sources say

MUMBAI/BENGALURU SoftBank Group is still in talks to invest in India's Flipkart - despite the collapse of discussions to fold a smaller rival into India's largest e-commerce site - but it would do so through its Vision Fund, according to sources familiar with the matter.

01 Aug 2017

SoftBank in talks to invest in India's Flipkart through fund - sources

MUMBAI/BENGALURU, Aug 1 SoftBank Group is still in talks to invest in India's Flipkart - despite the collapse of discussions to fold a smaller rival into India's largest e-commerce site - but it would do so through its Vision Fund, according to sources familiar with the matter.

31 Jul 2017

India's Snapdeal calls off sale to Flipkart in setback for SoftBank

MUMBAI/BENGALURU India's Snapdeal said it had decided to remain independent and was ending all talks regarding a sale, bringing the curtain down on months of discussions around a possible acquisition of the e-commerce firm by bigger rival Flipkart.

31 Jul 2017

Activist investor threatens proxy war at Hudson's Bay

Activist investor Jonathan Litt ratcheted up pressure on Hudson's Bay Co by threatening a proxy war against the Canadian retailer unless the company took drastic steps to make more money off its assets.

27 Jul 2017

Chemical giants see growth in green, clean tech

Chemical companies Dow Chemical Co and DuPont are seeing increased benefits in building sustainable "green" products, as they look for newer avenues of growth and build a stronger connection with millenials.

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