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/WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump is still expected to impose steel import tariffs on national security grounds despite the delay of a probe into the matter and pursuit of multilateral talks to reduce excess capacity, industry players and trade experts say.
LONDON Gold dropped by half a percent on Monday, retreating from last week's two-month highs under pressure from a strengthening dollar and a slight easing of tensions between the United States and North Korea.
LONDON Gold rose on Wednesday after North Korea said it is considering an attack on the U.S. Pacific territory of Guam just hours after President Donald Trump warned Pyongyang that any threat to the U.S. would be met with "fire and fury".
LONDON Gold steadied on Friday near a seven-week high as the dollar traded at near 15-month lows in the wake of weak U.S. data and political turmoil in Washington, though traders were mostly biding their time ahead of key U.S. jobs data due later.
LONDON Gold steadied on Thursday after nearing a seven-week high in the previous session as investors awaited U.S. jobs data for further clues on the outlook for interest rate rises.
LONDON/FRANKFURT Thyssenkrupp's chief executive is pushing for a deal to fold its steel operations into a joint venture with India's Tata Steel as early as September, after two years of talks, sources told Reuters.
LONDON Gold steadied on Wednesday as the dollar firmed ahead of a Federal Reserve policy decision and as receding worries over global economic growth led investors to buy equities and to sell assets perceived as safe havens.
LONDON/GENEVA U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to impose steel import tariffs for national security reasons would likely trigger a swift "safeguard" action by the European Union, political and industry sources said.
NEW YORK/LONDON Gold retreated from earlier gains on Thursday as the U.S. dollar turned higher and global stocks gained on upbeat data, even as investors wagered that policy tightening in the United States would be glacial at best.
LONDON/BENGALURU Tata Steel said on Tuesday it had agreed to sell its pipe mills in the north of England to UK-based metals and industrial group Liberty House for an undisclosed sum.