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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GENEVA Commodities giant Glencore has made unsuccessful moves for three or four smaller targets in the grain sector this year as it seeks acquisitions to grow upstream, the head of its agricultural arm said.
PARIS CME Group will launch next month Black Sea wheat and corn futures based on Platts price benchmarks to extend its presence in a booming export region.
PARIS France is running short of butter, with some supermarket shelves sitting empty and the price of croissants on the rise, creating a headache for the government just as it tries to make the food chain fairer for farmers. | Video
PARIS Global wine production this year is set to fall to its lowest level since 1961 after harsh weather in western Europe damaged vineyards in the world's largest production area, international wine body OIV said on Tuesday. | Video
PARIS Louis Dreyfus [AKIRAU.UL], one of the world's top grain trading firms, pointed to improved signs for its commodity trading activities as it posted higher first-half profits in the face of a continuation of high staple crops supplies.
PARIS Louis Dreyfus, one of the world's top grain trading firms, pointed to improved signs for its commodity trading activities as it posted higher first-half profits in the face of a continuation of high staple crops supplies.
AMSTERDAM/PARIS Family shareholders of commodity trader Louis Dreyfus [AKIRAU.UL] have agreed to arbitration talks to settle a long-running dispute over a share sale, sources familiar with the matter have told Reuters.
PARIS The global container-shipping sector is in its strongest position in years thanks to sweeping consolidation and stronger economic growth, leaving it well placed to withstand competition from trains on major Asia-Europe routes, France's CMA CGM said.
LONDON/PARIS Chinese food commodities trader COFCO International is restructuring operations in Europe which will involve relocation and job cuts, as the state owned firm continues to integrate businesses it bought three years ago, sources say.
PARIS/HAMBURG The risk of quality damage in this summer's German wheat harvest is increasing as rain soaks crops waiting to be cut, denting the European Union's export prospects after France's better-than-expected harvest results.
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