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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.

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17 Nov 2017

Dollar weak on worries over U.S. tax reform outlook, Mueller probe

NEW YORK The dollar fell against a basket of other major currencies on Friday, as Treasury yields slipped and investors remained skeptical of U.S. Republicans' efforts to pass tax cuts after a barren first year for the Trump administration in Congress.

16 Nov 2017

Dollar steadies as tax overhaul gets U.S. House nod

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Thursday, rebounding from a more than three-week low in the previous session, after the U.S. House of Representatives passed their version of the tax overhaul bill.

15 Nov 2017

Dollar steadies after solid U.S. data

NEW YORK The dollar trimmed losses against a basket of major currencies on Wednesday, after data showed an uptick in underlying inflation as well as a surprise rise in retail sales last month, cementing expectations for an interest rate hike in December.

14 Nov 2017

Euro soars on strong economic growth in Germany

NEW YORK The euro rose to a 2-1/2 week high against the U.S. dollar on Tuesday and was on track for its largest percentage gain in more than four months, after data showed Germany's economy shifted into a higher gear in the third quarter.

13 Nov 2017

Political concerns drag sterling lower; dollar edges up

NEW YORK Sterling fell against the dollar and euro on Monday as investors worried about Theresa May's ability to stay on as British prime minister and get what they consider to be a good exit deal from the European Union.

13 Nov 2017

Sterling slips on political concerns; dollar firms

NEW YORK Sterling slipped to a one-week low against the U.S. dollar on Monday, buffeted by political headwinds that put it on course for its biggest daily loss in eleven days.

10 Nov 2017

Dollar weakened by worries over delay to hoped-for cut in U.S. company taxes

NEW YORK The dollar slipped against a basket of currencies on Friday and was set for its biggest weekly drop in a month as investor disappointment that implementation of part of a planned big U.S. tax overhaul may be delayed until 2019 put a brake on the currency's recent rally.

09 Nov 2017

Dollar slips as U.S. Senate tax bill details emerge

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar slipped to a six-day low against a basket of currencies on Thursday as investors balked at emerging details of the U.S. Senate Republicans' version of a tax cut plan.

09 Nov 2017

Dollar on back foot ahead of Senate tax-cut bill

NEW YORK The dollar slipped to its lowest against the yen this month on Thursday, and remained weak against a basket of major currencies, ahead of the expected release of a tax-cut bill by Senate Republicans.

08 Nov 2017

Dollar weakens on U.S. tax reform worries

NEW YORK The dollar slipped to a more than one-week low against the yen on Wednesday, pressured by worries over possible delays to President Donald Trump's tax reform plans.

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