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 Investors in precious metals are opting for streaming and royalty companies over pure gold and silver miners this year despite a rise in metal prices, as producers struggle to win confidence in their ability to capitalise on the rally.
LONDON The London Metal Exchange expects three more clearing members to join its precious metals contracts by year-end and is looking to expand trading around its gold and silver reference prices, Chief Executive Matthew Chamberlain told Reuters on Tuesday.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold bounced up from a two-month low on Friday, on concerns stoked by a Russian report that North Korea is preparing to test a long-range missile and on support from the U.S. dollar's shift into negative territory.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold fell to its lowest in nearly seven weeks on Monday as rising U.S. Treasury yields pushed the dollar higher while concern over violence during Catalonia's independence vote at the weekend weighed on the euro.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices rose on Monday, reversing earlier losses as geopolitical risks drove safe-haven buying.
LONDON Gold fell nearly 1 percent to its lowest in almost four weeks on Thursday, shrugging off further weakness in the dollar, after the Federal Reserve signalled it was on track to raise U.S. interest rates again in December.
LONDON Gold rose from the previous day's two-week low on Tuesday as the dollar slipped ahead of a Federal Reserve meeting that is expected to provide more clues on the pace of U.S. monetary tightening.
LONDON A jump in holdings of palladium-backed exchange-traded funds is ratcheting up pressure on a market that has seen years of deficit, threatening to push prices, already up by a third this year, higher still.
LONDON, Sept 19 A jump in holdings of palladium-backed exchange-traded funds is ratcheting up pressure on a market that has seen years of deficit, threatening to push prices, already up by a third this year, higher still.
WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. Department of the Interior called for changes to the management of 10 national monuments that would lift restrictions on activities such as logging and mining and shrink at least four of the sites, the Washington Post reported.