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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RIO DE JANEIRO/SAO PAULO Consulting firms ISS and Glass Lewis have given a nod of approval to a restructuring plan for Brazilian miner Vale SA , boosting the chances of shareholder approval, a source said on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO Brazil's federal police on Friday raided the offices of JBS SA to investigate the alleged use of insider information in financial market dealings, pushing shares in the embattled meatpacker to a two-week low.
SAO PAULO Brazilian airline stocks surged on Tuesday as an end to limits on foreign capital and the sector's first new listing in more than a decade opened the door to more investment in the industry amid an incipient recovery and a wave of airport privatizations.
SAO PAULO, Nov 29 Lojas Renner SA, Brazil's largest apparel retailer, will keep its ambitious expansion targets even as consumer spending in the country shows no signs of recovery, Chief Financial Officer Laurence Gomes told Reuters.
SAO PAULO Via Varejo SA expects online channels to propel sales of electronic appliances during Brazil's version of the popular Black Friday promotional sales day, in what may be the appliance retailer's first test of the recent takeover of an e-commerce firm, a senior executive said on Wednesday.
SAO PAULO Marfrig Global Foods SA, one of Brazil's main producers of beef, expects the Asia-Pacific region to be its principal motor for growth going forward after China and the United States opened their markets to Brazilian fresh beef in 2015, a company executive said on Tuesday.
CAMPOS DO JORDÃO, Brazil, Aug 29 Finance Minister Joaquim said on Saturday he now favors reviving an old tax on financial transactions to cope with Brazil's fiscal crunch in a slumping economy, and warned that without new taxation the country could face a crisis like Greece's.
SAO PAULO Brazilian policymakers will need to raise interest rates, restrain government spending and intensify a fight against inflation to avoid a steep currency drop when the U.S. Federal Reserve tapers off its monetary stimulus, two prominent Brazilian economics professors said on Tuesday.
SAO PAULO, Sept 24 Brazilian policymakers will need to raise interest rates, restrain government spending and intensify a fight against inflation to avoid a steep currency drop when the U.S. Federal Reserve tapers off its monetary stimulus, two prominent Brazilian economics professors said on Tuesday.
BRASILIA One of the most vocal critics of the United States' monetary policy, Brazilian Finance Minister Guido Mantega, on Wednesday cheered the Federal Reserve's decision to leave stimulus unchanged, saying it may signal an end to market turmoil.
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