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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

26 May 2017

Dollar firms after GDP data, sterling shaken by polls

NEW YORK The dollar rose on Friday after upbeat U.S. gross domestic product data, while sterling suffered its worst fall since mid-January after a poll showed a narrowing lead for the ruling Conservatives before elections next month. | Video

25 May 2017

Dollar steady as commodity currencies slip on oil price drop

NEW YORK The dollar steadied against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, a day after Federal Reserve minutes that dialed down some expectations of the central bank hiking interest rates soon.

24 May 2017

U.S. dollar slips after Fed minutes

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar slipped on Wednesday, after minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting showed policymakers agreed they should hold off on raising interest rates until they see evidence that a recent economic slowdown was transitory.

23 May 2017

Dollar off 6-1/2-month lows; Fed minutes in focus

NEW YORK The dollar rose on Tuesday from recent lows as traders bet on a U.S. interest rate hike in June and awaited Wednesday's release of the minutes of the U.S. Federal Reserve's meeting in early May.

22 May 2017

Dollar weak as political risks linger; euro up on Merkel comments

NEW YORK The dollar fell to a more than six-month low against a basket of currencies on Monday, extending its losses from last week, as an uncertain U.S. political climate and a buoyant euro weighed on the greenback.

18 May 2017

Wall Street rebounds from Trump-induced sell-off; dollar rises

NEW YORK Wall Street rebounded on Thursday from its biggest sell-off in more than eight months, helped by strong U.S. economic data, but uncertainty over U.S. President Donald Trump's agenda kept an index of global equity markets near a three-week low. | Video

18 May 2017

Volatility spike spells big one-day gain for '50 cent' options trader

NEW YORK "50 cent," a mysterious U.S. equity option trader who has spent millions on a strategy that benefits from higher stock market volatility, notched the biggest one-day gain for the trade this year on Wednesday, according to Macro Risk Advisors.

18 May 2017

Volatility spike spells big 1-day gain for '50 cent' options trader

NEW YORK, May 18 "50 cent," a mysterious U.S. equity option trader who has spent millions on a strategy that benefits from higher stock market volatility, notched the biggest one-day gain for the trade this year on Wednesday, according to Macro Risk Advisors.

11 May 2017

Options bulls betting on U.S. energy stocks after oil rebound

NEW YORK Some U.S. equity options traders are betting that the recent rebound in the price of crude oil spells good news for the battered energy sector.

11 May 2017

Options bulls betting on U.S. energy stocks after oil rebound

NEW YORK, May 11 Some U.S. equity options traders are betting that the recent rebound in the price of crude oil spells good news for the battered energy sector.

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