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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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NEW YORK The dollar rose for a second straight session on Thursday as traders further trimmed short currency positions and braced for next week's Federal Open Market Committee meeting at which the U.S. central bank is expected to raise interest rates for the first time this year.
NEW YORK A Chicago-based trading firm has filed a lawsuit seeking to uncover the identities of traders who may have been manipulating Wall Street's main gauge of future stock market volatility, the VIX index, causing losses for other investors.
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. Investors should be protecting against secondary shocks as the initial surprise of a February plunge in U.S. equity markets wears off, analysts warned on Friday.
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. February's wild U.S. stock market ride brought a higher tempo and some must-hear presentations to the often staid discussions at the Cboe's Global Market Inc's major annual derivatives conference.
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. Excess financial leverage more than recent stock market gyrations, experts say, was behind the derailment of several popular investment strategies that employed options and futures to bet on low market volatility, seemingly giving derivatives a black eye.
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. The Cboe Volatility Index , Wall Street's so-called "fear gauge," does not give the full picture of investor sentiment and other measures should be taken into account, speakers at a major derivatives conference said this week.
NEW YORK Options traders suffered big losses due to recent changes in the investment objective of ProShare Capital Management LLC's two exchange traded funds that track near-term equity volatility futures, derivatives strategists said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK, Feb 28 Options traders suffered big losses due to recent changes in the investment objective of ProShare Capital Management LLC's two exchange traded funds that track near-term equity volatility futures, derivatives strategists said on Wednesday.
NEW YORK The dollar hit a three-week peak on Tuesday after Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's remarks before U.S. lawmakers suggested a willingness to adopt a more hawkish stance if needed to prevent the economy from overheating, even as he said the central bank would stick with gradual interest rate increases.
NEW YORK The dollar edged higher against a basket of major currencies on Friday, extending its recovery from a three-year low last week, as the potential for a more aggressive U.S. Federal Reserve prompted investors to pare bearish bets against the greenback.
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