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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

20 Dec 2017

Central banks, trade and bubbles threaten the 2018 status quo

LONDONAfter a year of relatively healthy global economic growth, economists are predicting pretty much the same for 2018 -- a neither too-hot nor too-cold Goldilocks scenario, but with little sight of the three bears.

13 Dec 2017

It's a rum thing - Madeira's lost spirit gets a boost

FUNCHAL, Portugal The Portuguese island of Madeira is best known for its eponymous fortified wine, but it was not always king of drinks alone -- there was rum, too.

30 Nov 2017

Tumbling, but uneven, joblessness in the euro zone

LONDON It gets less attention than inflation or GDP, but the euro zone's tumbling jobless rate has been among the highlights of the bloc's surprisingly strong economic recovery.

23 Nov 2017

Whether new dawn or another false one, euro zone economy is full of surprises

LONDON The surprise economic star of 2017, when it wraps up next month, will have been the euro zone: growth looks set to come in at 2.2 percent compared with a forecast this time last year of just 1.4 percent.

07 Nov 2017

Nearly half Europeans who don't own home reckon they never will

LONDON Nearly half of Europeans who do not own their own home have given up hope of ever doing so, a survey showed on Tuesday, with pessimism highest among Britons and Germans.

07 Nov 2017

Nearly half Europeans who don't own home reckon they never will

LONDON, Nov 7 Nearly half of Europeans who do not own their own home have given up hope of ever doing so, a survey showed on Tuesday, with pessimism highest among Britons and Germans.

27 Oct 2017

Place your bets for the Brexit rate hike

LONDON To hear some economists talk, the Bank of England is about to make a big mistake - raise interest rates just as the economy heads into what could be a major storm.

24 Oct 2017

Red October: Russia of 1917 and 2017 closer than might be expected

LONDON It is 100 years on Wednesday, using Russia's old calendar, since Vladimir Lenin's Bolsheviks stormed the Winter Palace in what is now St Petersburg and took power. Not a lot has changed.

08 Oct 2017

Message from the IMF bridge: full speed ahead, mind the inequality

LONDON When Christine Lagarde, the International Monetary Fund's no-nonsense boss, spoke to Harvard University this past week, she had some good news: nearly 75 percent of the world is experiencing an economic upswing.

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