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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ZURICH With its quirky egg shape and minimalist interior, the bubble car was a symbol of cheap and cheerful mobility on European roads in the 1950s and 60s.
ZURICH, Aug 15 The Swiss franc's surge in the wake of Turkish economic upheaval justifies the Swiss National Bank's ultra-loose monetary stance, SNB Vice Chairman Fritz Zurbruegg said on Wednesday.
MUNICH German trains-to-turbines group Siemens launched its biggest strategy overhaul in four years, aimed at making it more nimble and profitable in the digital industrial age beyond the reign of current Chief Executive Joe Kaeser. | Video
MUNICH Siemens unveiled its new Vision 2020+ strategy on Wednesday - a move designed to boost the German engineering group's profitability in an era where sprawling conglomerates are increasingly unloved by investors.
MUNICH, Aug 1 Siemens unveiled its new Vision 2020+ strategy on Wednesday - a move designed to boost the German engineering group's profitability in an era where sprawling conglomerates are increasingly unloved by investors.
KARLSRUHE, Germany German engineering group Siemens is redoubling its efforts in an area where it has traditionally lagged: managing the processing of materials into medicines, chemicals or foodstuffs.
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ZURICH Julius Baer's warning that its customers were becoming more cautious and a slowdown in first-half net new money inflows contributed to sharp drop in the Swiss bank's shares on Monday, making them the weakest performers in Europe's bank index.
ZURICH ABB ABBN.S will consider reshaping its business further including selling some parts, Chief Executive Ulrich Spiesshofer said on Thursday, after the Swiss engineering company beat quarterly earnings forecasts.
ZURICH Britain's ramshackle exit from the European Union, with two ministers quitting the government on Monday, could damage economic growth in the euro zone, European Central Bank policymaker Ewald Nowotny said.
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