Jan Harvey

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

11 Dec 2017

Gold firms as dollar retreats ahead of Fed meeting

LONDON Gold edged higher on Monday as the dollar retreated on the back of lacklustre U.S. wages data, but moves were muted ahead of an expected interest rate hike from the U.S. Federal Reserve this week.

07 Dec 2017

Gold hits 4-month low as firmer dollar sparks range break

LONDON Gold slid to its lowest in four months on Thursday as a bounce in the dollar sparked by optimism over U.S. tax reform plans helped break the metal out of its recent narrow trading range.

29 Nov 2017

Gold steadies within narrow range as dollar stabilises

LONDON Gold surrendered its initial slim gains on Wednesday as the dollar clawed back some lost ground against the euro, with the metal still stuck in its narrowest monthly range since 2005.

28 Nov 2017

Gold eases from six-week high ahead of Fed chair confirmation

LONDON Gold eased back on Tuesday from the previous day's six-week high as the dollar edged up ahead of a confirmation hearing for U.S. Federal Reserve chair nominee Jerome Powell.

17 Nov 2017

Metal recyclers prepare for electric car revolution

LONDON Recycling companies are honing processes to extract metals from old batteries more cheaply and efficiently so they can capitalize on an expected shortfall in materials such as cobalt and lithium when sales of electric cars take off.

13 Nov 2017

Gold firms as U.S. tax reform uncertainty stokes risk aversion

LONDON Gold recouped some of the previous session's sharp price drop on Monday as uncertainty over a U.S. tax reform plan stoked risk aversion, pulling equities from their recent record highs.

10 Nov 2017

Gold investors hold their nerve as stock markets fly

LONDON Gold's resilience in the face of soaring equities and a dramatic fall in demand this year points to underlying confidence in the metal among investors unconvinced by this autumn's scorching stock market rally.

09 Nov 2017

Gold demand slides to eight-year low in Q3 2017 - WGC

LONDON Gold demand slid to its lowest in eight years in the last quarter as jewellery buying fell and inflows into bullion-backed exchange traded funds dried up, data from the World Gold Council showed on Thursday.

08 Nov 2017

Gold dips after Monday rally as dollar strengthens

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices fell 0.5 percent on Tuesday, retreating a bit from the previous day's rally as a stronger U.S. dollar reduced the appeal of safe-haven investments, and oil prices also dipped.

07 Nov 2017

Gold jumps more than 1 percent on geopolitical risks

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold rose more than 1 percent on Monday, extending gains as geopolitical risks drove investors to safe-haven assets after the metal's third-straight weekly decline.


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