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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.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

18 Jan 2017

Trump's protectionist policies top risk to U.S. economy in 2017: Reuters poll

The top risk to U.S. growth would come if U.S. President-elect Donald Trump keeps his protectionist promises, according to a Reuters poll that shows economists have not joined in the market exuberance since the shock November vote.

06 Jan 2017

U.S. dollar to extend rally in 2017, may hit one-to-one with euro - Reuters poll

The U.S. dollar will keep strengthening against the euro with even chances of reaching parity this year, a Reuters poll showed on Friday, on expectations that President-elect Donald Trump's planned tax cuts will force interest rates higher.

06 Jan 2017

Yuan, other Asia currencies seen extending slide in 2017 on dollar rally

BENGALURU Emerging Asian currencies this year are set to extend their fall from 2016, as expectations of faster rate hikes from the Federal Reserve and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's promise of fiscal stimulus push the dollar higher, a Reuters poll showed.

08 Dec 2016

Poll: U.S. economic outlook unmoved so far after Trump win

Donald Trump's shock White House win has not altered U.S. economic forecasts much, with economists in a Reuters poll expecting three rate rises by the end of next year based on little follow-through on most of the soon-to-be president's protectionist campaign promises.

07 Dec 2016

East Asian stocks set for better 2017 if Trump thump turns into Trump bump

BENGALURU East Asian stocks are expected to have a better run next year, provided U.S. equities perform well on U.S. President-elect Donald Trump's tax cut plans and investors overcome concerns about a pending rise in protectionism, a Reuters poll found.

02 Dec 2016

India central bank seen cutting rates as demonetization rattles economy: Poll

BENGALURU India's central bank is expected to cut interest rates next week and economists are set to chop growth and inflation forecasts after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's currency crackdown rattled the economy and severely hurt consumption, a Reuters poll showed.

01 Dec 2016

Yuan to fall further on outflows, USD rally, after hitting eight-year low: Reuters poll

BENGALURU The Chinese yuan will plumb its lowest level in nearly a decade next year on sustained capital outflows and as the dollar rallies on expectations that U.S. interest rates will rise faster than previously thought, a Reuters poll found.

01 Dec 2016

Reuters poll - Rupee's slide from outflows, demonetization likely near end

BENGALURU The rupee's recent slide from capital outflows as well as a controversial government move to withdraw high-value currency notes from circulation has mostly run its course, a Reuters poll found on Thursday.

23 Nov 2016

Business growth in euro zone rises to highest rate this year

Euro zone business activity expanded the most in nearly a year in November on strong manufacturing and buoyant services growth in Germany, stirring some optimism that economic momentum is picking up again. | Video

17 Nov 2016

Poll: U.S. economic outlook static but uncertainty surges after vote

U.S. economic forecasts haven't changed much since Donald Trump's shock win in the U.S. presidential election, but uncertainty has jumped amid a lack of clarity on possible aggressive tax cuts and trade barriers in the coming years.

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