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 Investors have long toasted the U.S. stock market boom that emerged from the depths of the 2008 financial crisis, but one of the bull market's most vocal and visible cheerleaders has abruptly fallen silent: the U.S. President.
LONDON, March 19 Financial markets have been shaken this quarter by a raft of worries: the prospect of a global trade war, turmoil in the Trump Administration, signals by central banks of a shift towards monetary tightening and tensions between world powers.
LONDON Financial markets have been shaken this quarter by a raft of worries: the prospect of a global trade war, turmoil in the Trump Administration, signals by central banks of a shift towards monetary tightening and tensions between world powers.
LONDON Sterling edged lower on Thursday as the dollar gained ground ahead of next week's expected rise in U.S. interest rates, while scepticism about the prospect of a smooth Brexit transition deal also weighed on sentiment.
LONDON As European Central Bank policymakers get ready to meet on Thursday, market focus turns once more to just when the central bank will wind up its massive stimulus scheme.
LONDON Investors are feeling sanguine ahead of Italy's March 4 election. The economy is strengthening and anti-euro sentiment is waning in the single-currency bloc.
LONDON World stocks were set to post their first loss in five days on Monday, breaking a winning streak that saw them recover almost half their losses from a violent sell-off two weeks ago. | Video
LONDON Global stocks seem to have finally stopped worrying about their bond market cousins.
LONDON It has been a brutal week for world markets: More than $6 trillion in stock market capitalization lost in a selloff, the biggest one-day spike in the market's "fear gauge", and burned investors who bet on a period of extended calm.
LONDON Banks are touting a short position against the Swiss franc as a top bet in 2018 because Switzerland's central bank is likely to lag its euro zone counterpart in tightening monetary policy and probably won't tolerate the currency's gaining much further.
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