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 From Essex binmen to Liverpool councillors, government pension schemes in England and Wales are investing more in hedge funds whose bets, sometimes dictated by algorithms, have included exotic holdings such as Puerto Rican debt.
LONDON Investment funds in Europe that take a bonus when they beat their benchmark often fare worse than average over the long-term, a Reuters analysis has shown.
LONDON London's financial industry welcomed progress on a divorce deal with the European Union on Friday but said it saw little reason to alter preparations for when Britain leaves the EU.
LONDON Britain's biggest stock market investor is urging non-executive directors in companies in takeover situations to obtain independent advice to make sure they do not sign up to a bad deal and destroy shareholder value.
LONDON Legal & General is to sell a closed savings business with 33 billion pounds in assets to Swiss Re for 650 million pounds to help fund areas of growth including annuities.
LONDON European stock exchanges expect it to be harder for smaller companies to create a buzz among investors when brokers produce fewer research notes after new rules come into force next year.
LONDON London Stock Exchange CEO Xavier Rolet is stepping down immediately and its chairman will not seek re-election, as the exchange tries to draw a line under a row with a top shareholder over management succession. | Video
LONDON Switzerland's Zurich Insurance plans to more than double its "impact investments" to $5 billion (3.76 billion pounds), it said on Thursday, aiming to improve the lives of five million people a year.
LONDON Some of Britain's biggest companies are considering wiping millions or even billions of pounds from their pension deficits by changing a couple of key assumptions, including when staff are expected to die.
LONDON The Norwegian sovereign wealth fund's proposal to ditch its oil and gas shares, though hugely symbolic in the battle against climate change, is unlikely to cause a rush to the exit by major investors in the sector in the short term.
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