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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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20 Jul 2018

Trump and the U.S. dollar: Actions speak louder than words

NEW YORK U.S. President Donald Trump may not be happy about the strength of the U.S. dollar, but the greenback's recent rally may partly be a product of his own making.

20 Jul 2018

Firmer U.S. dollar boosts corporate interest in currency hedging

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed, Jessica DiNapoli and Caroline Valetkevitch

19 Jul 2018

Trump and dollar: friend or foe?

NEW YORK Donald Trump's comments that a strong dollar "puts us at a disadvantage" caused an instant fall in the greenback on Thursday and marked another example of the U.S. president commenting directly - and sometimes contradictorily - on the country's currency.

19 Jul 2018

Analysis: Firmer U.S. dollar boosts corporate interest in currency hedging

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed, Jessica DiNapoli and Caroline Valetkevitch

19 Jul 2018

ANALYSIS-Firmer U.S. dollar boosts corporate interest in currency hedging

By Saqib Iqbal Ahmed, Jessica DiNapoli and Caroline Valetkevitch

29 Jun 2018

Mexican markets poised for leftist win, but wary of landslide

MEXICO CITY/NEW YORK Mexican markets have rallied this month into a likely win by the leftist frontrunner in Mexico's presidential election on Sunday, but local assets could sell-off if a landslide victory for his party forms a congressional majority.

29 Jun 2018

Dollar dips as EU migration deal boosts euro

NEW YORK The dollar slipped to a three-day low against the euro on Friday after European Union leaders reached an agreement on migration that eased pressure on German Chancellor Angela Merkel, but the currency was set to log its best quarterly performance in six quarters.

28 Jun 2018

Dollar gains vs yen as risk appetite improves

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar rose against the yen on Thursday, as an absence of any fresh escalation in trade-related tensions between the United States and its major trading partners capped demand for the Japanese currency.

27 Jun 2018

Dollar gains as U.S. backs softer restrictions on China investment

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar rose broadly on Wednesday, including against the Swiss franc and Japanese yen, both traditional safe havens, as trade-related worries eased following a slight moderation in the U.S. administration's approach to Chinese investment.

27 Jun 2018

Dollar gains as U.S. backs softer restrictions on China investment

NEW YORK The U.S. dollar rallied against most currencies on Wednesday, including against traditional safe-havens like the Swiss franc and Japanese yen, after a moderation in the U.S. administration's approach to Chinese investment.

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