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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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19 Oct 2017

California Department of Insurance estimates wildfires losses at $1.05 billion

The California Department of Insurance said on Thursday its preliminary estimate for insured wildfire losses was $1.05 billion (797.87 million pounds), based on claims received by the state's eight largest insurers, adding that it expected the numbers to rise.

19 Oct 2017

Insurer Travelers beats Wall Street profit estimate after hit from storms

Travelers Cos Inc's quarterly profit fell less than Wall Street expected after a severe Atlantic storm season, helping its shares up slightly on Thursday, but it warned investors of large claims likely this quarter from wildfires raging in California.

17 Oct 2017

Insurance payouts may not cover all wildfire damage for California wineries

Wineries damaged by wildfires tearing through Northern California are starting insurance claims, and at least some of the smaller vintners are likely to find limits in their policies mean payouts fall short of rebuilding costs.

17 Oct 2017

Insurance payouts may not cover all wildfire damage for California wineries

Oct 17 Wineries damaged by wildfires tearing through Northern California are starting insurance claims, and at least some of the smaller vintners are likely to find limits in their policies mean payouts fall short of rebuilding costs.

29 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico power outage set to hurt global reinsurers

Puerto Rico's island-wide power outage will mean a surge in insurance claims for lost business income that will increase the already high cost of damage caused by Hurricane Maria, likely tipping some big reinsurers into the red this year, according to industry experts.

29 Sep 2017

Puerto Rico power outage set to hurt global reinsurers

Sept 29 Puerto Rico's island-wide power outage will mean a surge in insurance claims for lost business income that will increase the already high cost of damage caused by Hurricane Maria, likely tipping some big reinsurers into the red this year, according to industry experts.

26 Sep 2017

Reinsurers may need to dip into capital amid mounting disaster losses-Fitch

Ratings downgrades for global insurers and reinsurers are becoming more probable as they face more than $100 billion in 2017 catastrophe losses, a figure that threatens to weaken their capital reserves, Fitch Ratings Inc said in a report on Tuesday.

25 Sep 2017

AIG to restructure into three new units, marking CEO's first big move

American International Group Inc said on Monday it will reorganize into three new units and will no longer have separate commercial and consumer businesses, marking the first major strategic move by new Chief Executive Officer Brian Duperreault.

20 Sep 2017

Allstate CEO calls for revamping U.S. flood insurance system

NEW YORK Allstate Corp's Chief Executive Officer Tom Wilson on Tuesday called on U.S. lawmakers to overhaul a government subsidized flood insurance program, calling for a more streamlined system that does not overburden taxpayers.

19 Sep 2017

Allstate CEO calls for revamping U.S. flood insurance system

Sept 19 Allstate Corp Chief Executive Officer Tom Wilson on Tuesday called on U.S. lawmakers to overhaul a federal program that subsidizes flood insurance for homeowners, calling it a "bad" system that overburdens taxpayers.

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