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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

24 May 2018

General Electric's power unit fights for growth as wind, solar gain

NEW YORK Vistra Energy Corp and Dominion Energy Inc – which serve about 5.5 million electricity customers in more than a dozen U.S. states – both say they are done building combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plants. | Video

24 May 2018

GE cannot guarantee dividend, still fixing some units, CEO says

NEW YORK General Electric Co cannot guarantee its 2019 dividend and is still fixing its power and capital units, Chief Executive John Flannery said on Wednesday, sending the industrial conglomerate's stock down nearly 8 percent.

15 May 2018

Xerox abandons planned deal with Fujifilm in victory for Icahn and Deason

NEW YORK/TOKYO Xerox Corp has scrapped a planned $6.1 billion deal with Fujifilm Holdings Corp in a settlement with activist investors Carl Icahn and Darwin Deason that also hands control of the U.S. photocopier giant to new management. | Video

05 May 2018

Hedge fund Third Point pushes United Tech to break up

BOSTON/NEW YORK Billionaire investor Daniel Loeb's Third Point on Friday urged United Technologies Corp to move more forcefully in pursuing a breakup into three businesses, arguing this could unlock $20 billion in value.

04 May 2018

Printing body parts in hospital shows 3D tech's growing reach

NEW YORK Three-dimensional printers are letting doctors in Minnesota make simulated body parts in a hospital and a Brooklyn startup create rocket engines designed to put satellites into orbit, executives said Thursday at an event hosted by General Electric Co.

26 Apr 2018

General Electric workers, shareholders protest at annual meeting

IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania General Electric CO employees and shareholders voiced frustration on Wednesday with the company's poor performance, while attending the first annual meeting under Chief Executive Officer John Flannery, who has presided over a 43 percent decline in GE's stock price since taking over on Aug. 1.

25 Apr 2018

General Electric workers, shareholders protest at annual meeting

IMPERIAL, Pennsylvania, April 25 General Electric CO employees and shareholders voiced frustration on Wednesday with the company's poor performance, while attending the first annual meeting under Chief Executive Officer John Flannery, who has presided over a 43 percent decline in GE's stock price since taking over on Aug. 1.

25 Apr 2018

United Tech results beat as booming air travel spurs demand

United Technologies Corp reported quarterly results that topped analysts' estimates on Tuesday and raised its full-year forecasts, citing higher demand for spare parts and services from airlines dealing with booming passenger travel.

20 Apr 2018

GE still mulls breakup, confirms distributed power unit for sale

NEW YORK General Electric Co said on Friday it was still considering a potential breakup of the 126-year-old industrial conglomerate, but such a move was secondary to running its businesses better.

20 Apr 2018

GE profit tops estimates as cost-cutting kicks in

General Electric Co posted quarterly results that topped expectations on Friday, as earnings from aviation, healthcare and transportation offset weak power and oil-and-gas profits, sending shares sharply higher.

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