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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

14 Aug 2017

U.S. hedge funds bearish on FAANG stocks in second-quarter: SEC filings

NEW YORK Closely-watched U.S. hedge fund managers were generally bearish on the FAANG group of high-flying tech stocks in the second quarter, with eight such investors in aggregate cutting or liquidating 18 stakes in the companies, regulatory filings showed.

14 Aug 2017

U.S. hedge funds circle high-flying tech stocks in Q2 -SEC filings

NEW YORK, Aug 14 U.S. hedge fund managers were active in the FAANG group of high-flying tech stocks in the second quarter, with Third Point increasing its stake in two of the companies and Omega Advisors trimming stakes in three, regulatory filings showed.

10 Aug 2017

ADP CEO slams Ackman as 'spoiled brat' using shoddy research

NEW YORK The CEO of Automatic Data Processing Inc slammed investor William Ackman on Thursday, likening the hedge fund manager to a "spoiled brat," and skewering the billionaire's research efforts into the payroll processor.

07 Aug 2017

Google employee's anti-diversity memo prompts company rebuke

Google executives over the weekend rushed to denounce an engineer's memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences, a view that sparked outrage at the internet giant and inflamed tensions over sexual harassment and discrimination in Silicon Valley.

06 Aug 2017

Google employee's anti-diversity memo prompts company rebuke

Aug 6 Two Google executives criticized a memo that circulated late last week at the company from an unnamed engineer suggesting that there were "biological causes" for underrepresentation of women in technology and leadership.

04 Aug 2017

Dollar index surges on U.S. jobs data, Cohn comments

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar was set for its biggest one-day gain against a basket of major currencies so far this year after a strong U.S. July payrolls report and comments from National Economic Council director Gary Cohn about lowering the U.S. corporate tax rate.

03 Aug 2017

Dollar swoons after U.S. service sector data disappoints

NEW YORK The dollar fell against the euro on Thursday after softer-than-expected U.S. services sector data, then briefly fell more and hit a seven-week low against the yen after a report that a grand jury will investigate allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election.

02 Aug 2017

Dollar falls against euro on ECB, Fed expectations

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hit its lowest level against the euro in more than 2-1/2 years on Wednesday on doubts about another Federal Reserve interest rate increase this year and expectations for European Central Bank hawkishness.

01 Aug 2017

U.S. dollar index hits 15-month low on Fed, political uncertainty

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar briefly touched a 15-month low against a basket of major currencies on Tuesday on political turmoil in Washington and weak U.S. economic data that kept the Federal Reserve's policy outlook uncertain.

01 Aug 2017

Dollar falls on ECB bets, month-end moves

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar hit a more than 2-1/2-year low against the euro on Monday on month-end portfolio adjustments and expectations for a more hawkish European Central Bank, and touched a more than six-week low against the yen on concerns over low U.S. inflation.

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