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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LONDON Gold prices on Friday held onto gains made after this week's interest rate rise by the U.S. Federal Reserve and were set for their first weekly rise in four weeks.
LONDON Gold prices held near their lowest in nearly five months on Wednesday as investors looked ahead to an expected U.S. interest rate increase and clues from the U.S. Federal Reserve on its plans for further rises next year.
LONDON Gold prices steadied on Friday but were on track for their biggest weekly fall since May ahead of U.S. employment data later that could influence the pace of U.S. interest rate rises.
LONDON The London Metal Exchange is unlikely to provide clearing services for proposed new trading platform NFEx, market sources said, presenting a significant obstacle to the new exchange before it goes live next year.
LONDON Goldman Sachs Group is among around five bidders for ScotiaMocatta, the metals trading arm of Canada's Bank of Nova Scotia , for which it is seeking up to $1 billion (755.6 million pounds), sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.
LONDON Gold prices rose on Monday, helped by a weaker dollar, as investors looked ahead to congressional testimony by the nominee to chair the U.S. Federal Reserve and a meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans on tax reform.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices rose on Wednesday as the dollar fell on technical factors and weak U.S. economic data, and gold jumped more after the U.S. Federal Reserve released minutes of its latest meeting, hinting at an interest rate increase in the near future.
LONDON The London Metal Exchange said on Wednesday it had agreed a range of waivers and discounts to assuage its members when it starts to charge a fee on off-exchange, over-the-counter (OTC) contracts that reference its prices.
LONDON The global platinum market deficit will rise sharply next year thanks to resurgent demand from the jewellery and industrial sectors and declining production, an industry report said on Tuesday.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices dropped on Wednesday in see-saw trade, first rising to the highest since Oct. 20, then sliding and hovering near session lows, as the U.S. dollar pared losses.
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