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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 Jul 2018

Oil drop hits European stocks, Deutsche Bank offsets losses

LONDON/MILAN European shares fell on Monday, led lower by commodity stocks as an upbeat update from Deutsche Bank and expectations of a strong earnings season kept a lid on losses.

12 Jul 2018

FTSE 100 recovers, driven by defensives, as trade nerves ebb

LONDON British shares bounced back on Thursday, driven by financial and consumer stocks, as investor worries eased and another bid for pay-TV firm Sky boosted its stock.

12 Jul 2018

Trade war looms over European company earnings

LONDON Investors will be watching Europe's exporters like hawks this earnings season, picking over results for signs that escalating protectionism worldwide has started to dent companies' investment plans and outlook.

11 Jul 2018

FTSE 100 miners, energy stocks slide on new U.S. tariff list

LONDON British shares sold off on Wednesday as the United States threatened to slap 10 percent tariffs on a list of $200 billion worth of Chinese imports, escalating a trade war and sending jitters across global markets.

10 Jul 2018

European shares extend recovery rally as oil stocks lead

LONDON European shares edged higher on Tuesday as investors shifted from worrying about a trade war to focusing on a corporate earnings season expected to deliver solid results.

09 Jul 2018

Sterling slide boosts FTSE 100 after resignations hit UK government

MILAN/LONDON Britain's FTSE 100 jumped on Monday after two leading eurosceptic ministers' resignations dented sterling, with real estate and utilities stocks declining as uncertainty over Brexit negotiations deepened. | Video

09 Jul 2018

European shares hit two-week high as growth optimism returns

LONDON A wave of optimism about the resilience of the global economy helped European shares make gains despite the escalation of the U.S.-China trade dispute and renewed divisions in the British government around Brexit.

02 Jul 2018

Investors seek cover as trade battles rattle world markets

LONDON Investors have sharply increased their use of hedging strategies, signaling concerns that the intensifying trade battle between the United States and China might hit economies from Germany to South Korea.

29 Jun 2018

World stocks up slightly Friday, but down for June as U.S. trade policy unnerves investors

NEW YORK World stocks edged up slightly on Friday with Wall Street and European indexes rallying through the day, but overall major markets ended lower for the third straight week as U.S. trade policy took its toll on investor and business confidence.

29 Jun 2018

Equity funds lose $30 billion as investors flee U.S. and EM stocks - BAML

LONDON Equity funds suffered their second-largest weekly outflows ever this week, with $29.7 billion pulled out of risky assets, Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) strategists said on Friday as fears about rising U.S. protectionism continue to weigh.

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