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Jan Harvey

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

17 Nov 2017

Metal recyclers prepare for electric car revolution

LONDON Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off.

13 Nov 2017

Gold firms as U.S. tax reform uncertainty stokes risk aversion

LONDON Gold recouped some of the previous session's sharp price drop on Monday as uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform plan stoked risk aversion, pulling equities from their recent record highs.

10 Nov 2017

Gold investors hold their nerve as stock markets fly

LONDON Gold's resilience in the face of soaring equities and a dramatic fall in demand this year points to underlying confidence in the metal among investors unconvinced by this autumn's scorching stock market rally.

09 Nov 2017

Gold demand slides to eight-year low in third quarter of 2017: WGC

LONDON Gold demand slid to its lowest in eight years in the last quarter as jewelry buying fell and inflows into bullion-backed exchange traded funds dried up, data from the World Gold Council showed on Thursday.

08 Nov 2017

Gold dips after Monday rally as dollar strengthens

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices fell 0.5 percent on Tuesday, retreating a bit from the previous day's rally as a stronger U.S. dollar reduced the appeal of safe-haven investments, and oil prices also dipped.

07 Nov 2017

Gold jumps more than 1 percent on geopolitical risks

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rose more than 1 percent on Monday, extending gains as geopolitical risks drove investors to safe-haven assets after the metal's third-straight weekly decline.

01 Nov 2017

Gold holds gains after Fed says it will leave rates unchanged

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold advanced on Wednesday as traders repositioned themselves after the Federal Reserve said it will keep target interest rates unchanged for the time being.

30 Oct 2017

Gold steadies ahead of bumper week for central bank news

LONDON Gold steadied on Monday ahead of a series of central bank meetings and President Donald Trump's expected announcement of the next Federal Reserve chair.

26 Oct 2017

Gold seen flatlining next year, silver forecasts cut again: Reuters poll

LONDON Gold is likely to flatline for another year in 2018 as rising U.S. interest rates clip momentum, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday, while silver forecasts were cut again after the metal lagged forecasts in the third quarter.

23 Oct 2017

Gold hits two-week low as Abe election victory lifts dollar

LONDON Gold hit its lowest in more than two weeks on Monday as expectations that Japan's ultra-loose monetary policy would stay in place after Shinzo Abe's election victory at the weekend lifted the dollar to a three-month high versus the yen.

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