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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LAUNCESTON, Australia The market narrative consuming crude oil markets currently is the interplay between supply cuts by OPEC and its allies and rising U.S. shale output, with a side helping of Chinese imports driving demand.
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LAUNCESTON, Australia The relentless climb in China's port inventories of iron ore may not be as worrying to the market as they appear, more a reflection of a change in dynamics than anything else.
LAUNCESTON, Australia It's safe to dismiss any impression that China's imports of major commodities such as crude oil and iron ore were weak in February, despite the numbers suggesting as much.
LAUNCESTON, Australia (The opinions expressed here are those of the author, a columnist for Reuters.)
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LAUNCESTON, Australia - It seems coal miners are adopting one of two disparate strategies, either exit the business in a highly visible way to buff up your climate credentials, or sit tight, keep as quiet as possible and rake in the cash.
LAUNCESTON, Australia If you were looking for signs that the liquefied natural gas (LNG) merry-go-round is starting to spin a little faster, the announcement of a planned massive expansion in Papua New Guinea is ample evidence.
LAUNCESTON, Australia If China does seek a way to retaliate against U.S. proposals to impose import curbs on steel and aluminium, then targeting President Donald Trump's favoured coal would be tempting.