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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 Mar 2018

Coca-Cola, U.S. State Dept to use blockchain to combat forced labor

NEW YORK Coca-Cola Co and the U.S. State Department along with two other companies said on Friday they are launching a project using blockchain's digital ledger technology to create a secure registry for workers that will help fight the use of forced labor worldwide.

16 Mar 2018

Dollar gains on data, yen up on U.S. political uncertainty

NEW YORK The dollar rose against most currencies on Friday, bolstered by solid U.S. economic data that further supported consensus expectations that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates at next week's monetary policy meeting.

15 Mar 2018

Foreign appetite for Treasuries falls, China holdings at six-month low: data

NEW YORK Foreign holdings of U.S. Treasuries declined for a third straight month, as China's fell to a six-month low, data from the Treasury Department showed on Thursday, hurt by rising interest rates that have eroded the value of their investment.

15 Mar 2018

Dollar gains as traders await next week's Fed meeting

NEW YORK The dollar rose for a second straight session on Thursday as traders further trimmed short currency positions and braced for next week's Federal Open Market Committee meeting at which the U.S. central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the first time this year.

14 Mar 2018

Dollar drifts higher, but outlook bleak on U.S. political uncertainty

NEW YORK The dollar edged higher on Wednesday after three straight days of losses, as investors booked profits on their short currency bets, but the outlook remained murky amid political uncertainty in the Trump administration and renewed worries about trade wars.

14 Mar 2018

Digital currency sales face rocky path with more regulatory focus

NEW YORK A global regulatory crackdown on cryptocurrencies created by startups to finance new projects could slow the pace of virtual currency sales as questions mount about their transparency and the risk of scams for investors.

13 Mar 2018

Dollar slides after tame U.S. inflation data, Tillerson ouster

NEW YORK The dollar fell against most major currencies on Tuesday after U.S. inflation data for February was in line with expectations, suggesting the Federal Reserve remained on track to raise interest rates at a gradual pace.

12 Mar 2018

Dollar tumbles, hurt by benign wage inflation, tariff action

NEW YORK The dollar fell on Monday, pressured by data showing persistently low wages that will likely constrain the U.S. Federal Reserve from raising interest rates more than three times this year.

09 Mar 2018

Andreessen, others, invest in U.S. digital currency fund

NEW YORK U.S.-based Multicoin Capital, an asset management firm with a long-term positive view on digital currencies, has raised capital from a slew of big individual and institutional investors led by influential venture capitalist Marc Andreessen, its co-founder and managing partner told Reuters.

06 Mar 2018

Coinbase announces launch of cryptocurrency index fund

NEW YORK Digital asset exchange Coinbase announced on Tuesday the launch of its first-ever index fund, marking the company's foray into asset management.

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