Chuck Mikolajczak

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

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Wall Street closes higher after payrolls report

NEW YORK U.S. stocks advanced on Friday, buoyed by a solid payrolls report for November that locked in expectations for an interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve next week and raised optimism about economic prospects in 2018. | Video

09 Dec 2017

Tax-loss selling to pressure 2017's losers in December

NEW YORK Stocks that have been lackluster so far in 2017 are unlikely to see their fortunes reversed in the final month of the year, as investors engage in tax-harvesting practices before the new year.

12 Nov 2017

Corrected: Wall Street Week Ahead - MLPs poised for bounce, but could be short-lived

NEW YORK (Corrects paragraph 10 to change average dividend yield of the Alerian index to 7.8 percent from 7.9, and EEP and SPH dividend yields to over 9.5 percent from 16.08 percent and 14.47 percent, and to say they are among the highest yielding, not the highest yielding)

04 Nov 2017

U.S. banks in cross-hairs as Powell could help and hinder

NEW YORK With the announcement of Jerome Powell as the new Federal Reserve Chair, banks are likely to see a battle between a boost from deregulation supported by the new Fed leader and the challenge of a flattening yield curve as monetary policy is likely to remain on course.

04 Nov 2017

World stocks gain on Apple lift, dollar strengthens on data

NEW YORK World stock markets advanced for a seventh straight session and the dollar strengthened on Friday, buoyed by a round of U.S. economic data highlighted by the monthly payrolls report.

03 Nov 2017

Global stocks edge up after U.S. tax plan, Powell nomination; sterling drops

NEW YORK World stock markets edged higher on Thursday, with Wall Street up slightly and the U.S. dollar modestly weaker after details of a Republican tax plan were released and the nomination of Jerome Powell as the new head of the Federal Reserve.

02 Nov 2017

Stocks hit high on data, earnings; Fed keeps rates steady

NEW YORK World stock markets climbed to a fresh high on Wednesday, boosted by solid corporate earnings, while the dollar strengthened after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady and solid economic data. | Video

02 Nov 2017

Stocks hit high after record run; Fed holds rates steady

NEW YORK World stock markets climbed to a fresh high on Wednesday, boosted by solid corporate earnings, while yields on U.S. Treasuries were little changed after the Federal Reserve held interest rates steady. | Video

01 Nov 2017

World stocks mark 12th month of gains, dollar flat

NEW YORK World stocks advanced on Tuesday and set a record twelfth straight month of gains as Europe outpaced the advance on Wall Street, while the dollar was flat but saw its best month since February.

31 Oct 2017

Europe lift sends world stock gauge to record; Wall Street dips

NEW YORK A gauge of global equities hit an intraday record on Monday as a bounce in Spain helped lift European stocks, while Wall Street declined following a technology-led rally last week and a report that the U.S. House of Representatives was discussing a gradual tax cut.


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