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Jamie McGeever

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

10:59am BST

Column: Turkey a reminder of why wider emerging market risk is high

LONDON Turkey is at the heart of the turmoil now sweeping through emerging markets. But it's merely a symptom of the troubles, not the cause, and investors would do well to remember that crisis could befall other emerging nations just as easily and quickly.

10:57am BST

COLUMN-Turkey a reminder of why wider emerging market risk is high: McGeever

LONDON, Aug 20 Turkey is at the heart of the turmoil now sweeping through emerging markets. But it's merely a symptom of the troubles, not the cause, and investors would do well to remember that crisis could befall other emerging nations just as easily and quickly.

16 Aug 2018

RPT-COLUMN-Dollar surge, EM turmoil echo Greenspan's 1998 'oasis of prosperity' warning: McGeever

LONDON, Aug 15 "It is just not credible that the United States can remain an oasis of prosperity unaffected by a world that is experiencing greatly increased stress," opined Alan Greenspan almost exactly 20 years ago.

15 Aug 2018

Commentary: Dollar surge, EM turmoil echo Greenspan's 1998 'oasis of prosperity' warning

LONDON "It is just not credible that the United States can remain an oasis of prosperity unaffected by a world that is experiencing greatly increased stress," opined Alan Greenspan almost exactly 20 years ago.

09 Aug 2018

Commentary: Sterling's Brexit slide will make Bank of England sweat

LONDON The last thing the Bank of England wants right now, one suspects, is a precipitous fall in the value of the pound. Yet with the worst Brexit fears intensifying, that's exactly what it may have to brace for.

08 Aug 2018

Commentary: Volatility slump stokes flames for post-summer blow up

LONDON Financial market volatility is slumping across the board to historically - or, dangerously - low levels, potentially fanning the flames for a repeat of February's "volmageddon" explosion that sparked a 10 percent correction in U.S. and world stocks.

07 Aug 2018

Commentary: For Treasury yields, 3 appears to be the magic number

LONDON The most powerful commercial banker in the world thinks the 10-year U.S. Treasury yield should be 4 percent and headed for 5 pct, even though it's barely able to break above 3 pct.

31 Jul 2018

Commentary: Major central banks all just prisoners of their own device

LONDON Not for the first time in the past 20 years, the challenges of global monetary policymaking have been laid bare by the Bank of Japan.

30 Jul 2018

Commentary: Hedge funds extend record short positions across U.S. bond curve

LONDON Struggling for returns this year, hedge funds are throwing caution to the wind, building up record bets on higher U.S. Treasury yields across the curve and increasingly large bets on a stronger dollar.

27 Jul 2018

Commentary: Emerging markets, in trade war crossfire, face deepening policy conundrum

LONDON The job of an emerging market central banker is never easy, but it's been a long time since it was this difficult.

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