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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

13 Oct 2017

Gold at two-and-a-half-week high on U.S. data, Trump warning on Iran deal

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rose to a two-and-a-half-week high on Friday after U.S. President Donald Trump warned he might ultimately end a 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran and after weak U.S. inflation data undermined the case for interest rate rises.

11 Oct 2017

Gold extends gains after latest Fed meeting minutes

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold extended gains after September minutes from the U.S. Federal Reserve showed policymakers debated the prospects of a pickup in inflation and the path of future interest rate rises if it did not.

05 Oct 2017

Gold dips after strong U.S. data lifts dollar

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold dipped on Thursday after strong U.S. economic data lifted the dollar and underlined expectations that U.S. interest rates would be hiked.

04 Oct 2017

Hurricane Irma cost Florida sugar sector $383 million, official says

Damage from Hurricane Irma will cost the state of Florida's sugarcane crops an estimated $383 million, the state agriculture commissioner said on Wednesday.

04 Oct 2017

Gold pares gains as dollar comes off lows on U.S. data

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold pared gains on Wednesday as the U.S. dollar came off its lows on strong data from the U.S. service sector index.

03 Oct 2017

Gold turns up from seven-week low as U.S. dollar pares gains

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold on Tuesday rose above a seven-week low as the U.S. dollar came off its highs.

02 Oct 2017

Gold slips to 7-week low as U.S. 10-year yields rise

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold fell to its lowest in nearly seven weeks on Monday as rising U.S. Treasury yields pushed the dollar higher while concern over violence during Catalonia's independence vote at the weekend weighed on the euro.

29 Sep 2017

Gold dips after U.S. inflation data, set for quarterly gain

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices edged lower on Friday as slightly weaker U.S. inflation and consumer spending data did little to dampen expectations of an interest rate hike in December.

28 Sep 2017

Gold rebounds from six-week low as dollar drops

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rebounded above a six-week low on Thursday, as the dollar turned lower and ushered in short-covering. Bullion was earlier pressured on proposed U.S. tax reforms and strong economic data that supported the case for another U.S. interest rate hike this year.

25 Sep 2017

Gold rises as geopolitical risks drive safe-haven buying

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices rose on Monday, reversing earlier losses as geopolitical risks drove safe-haven buying.

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