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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

16 Feb 2018

Soros draws criticism after private ECB meeting on euro zone's future

FRANKFURT Billionaire investor and activist George Soros has met a European Central Bank director to argue for closer euro zone integration, prompting criticism from some EU lawmakers who fear he is exerting undue influence on a sensitive political issue.

16 Feb 2018

Soros lobbies ECB for more euro zone integration, draws criticism

FRANKFURT Billionaire investor and activist George Soros has met a European Central Bank director to argue for closer euro zone integration, prompting criticism from some EU lawmakers who fear he is exerting undue influence on a sensitive political issue.

14 Feb 2018

Cash is king no more in Germany as cards gain ground

FRANKFURT Cash no longer makes up most of the money spent in Germany, a Bundesbank study showed on Wednesday, denting a historical supremacy over other means of payments rooted in the country's longing for privacy and freedom.

14 Feb 2018

Cash is king no more in Germany as cards gain ground

FRANKFURT Cash no longer makes up most of the money spent in Germany, a Bundesbank study showed on Wednesday, denting a historical supremacy over other means of payments rooted in the country's longing for privacy and freedom.

14 Feb 2018

Cash is king no more in Germany as plastic money gains ground

FRANKFURT, Feb 14 Cash no longer makes up most of the money spent in Germany, a Bundesbank study showed on Wednesday, denting a historical supremacy over other means of payments rooted in the country's longing for privacy and freedom.

13 Feb 2018

ECB's Draghi says not his job to regulate Bitcoin

FRANKFURT It is not the European Central Bank's job to regulate Bitcoin, its President Mario Draghi said on Tuesday, while warning the public about the risks associated with the volatile cryptocurrency.

09 Feb 2018

Burnt Banco Popular investors contest 'flawed' rescue valuation

FRANKFURT European authorities used a "flawed" negative valuation for the sale of Spain's failing Banco Popular last year which undermined the process, a law firm seeking redress for investors who lost money on the bank's bonds said on Friday.

02 Feb 2018

Sold for a euro, Spain's Popular could have been worth a billion: Deloitte

FRANKFURT Spain's Banco Popular could have been worth more than a billion euros when it was sold to larger rival Santander for just one euro in June, the independent valuation used by authorities to inform the sale showed on Friday.

30 Jan 2018

EU bank rescue agency seeks help to improve image

FRANKFURT The European Union agency in charge of winding down failing banks is seeking external help to improve its image, tarnished by criticism of its handling of three collapsing lenders and of its preparedness for the task.

29 Jan 2018

ECB will only stop pumping out cash when confident about inflation - Praet

BRUSSELS/FRANKFURT The European Central Bank will only stop pumping cash into the euro zone economy when it is confident that inflation is heading toward its target even without its extra help, the ECB's chief economist Peter Praet said on Monday.

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