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 As Wall Street and world stocks chalk up record high after record high, anxiety about a steep correction is mounting.
LONDON It is perhaps fitting that the biggest annual gathering of central banking's great and good takes place at a fishing retreat: financial markets are angling for the slightest hint on where monetary policy is headed.
LONDON Ten years ago to the day, the European Central Bank pumped 95 billion euros into the banking system to prevent it from seizing up, marking the start of the global credit crisis.
LONDON For all the talk of higher interest rates and monetary policy being "normalized" nearly a decade after the global credit crisis, the case for central banks staying easy is building.
LONDON Exactly five years ago, three words in unscripted remarks by European Central Bank president Mario Draghi altered the course of the euro zone and financial markets around the world.
LONDON For all the talk of secular stagnation, lasting scars from the global financial crisis and investors paralysed by fears over another imminent crash, there's precious little evidence of any of it in financial markets right now.
LONDON When the Federal Reserve begins reducing its holdings of U.S. Treasuries as expected later this year, some of the most consistent buyers of U.S. bonds over the last 15 years may be less than willing to fill the breach.
［ロンドン ６日 ロイター］ - 市場の常識では、金利が上昇するとその国の為替相場は上がり、金利が下がると為替も下がる。しかし最近のユーロ高や、円とスイスフランの歴史的な動きを見る限り、事はそう単純ではない。
LONDON Conventional market wisdom holds that higher interest rates strengthen a currency and lower rates weaken it. But the euro's recent run and the historical performance of the yen and Swiss franc show it's just not that simple.
LONDON The fright factor in sequels is often less acute than in original features.