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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NEW YORK, Nov 15 (IFR) - Three high-yield bond deals have been pulled from the market in the space of a week, but investors insist it's not yet panic time for the asset class.
NEW YORK (IFR) - Intelsat's bonds rallied this week after the junk-rated satellite company agreed to merge with SoftBank-backed OneWeb in a move that could substantially cut its debt load.
NEW YORK (IFR) - Structured finance bankers and investors returned to their desks in upbeat mood on Thursday following record attendance at the industry's biggest annual event in Las Vegas.
NEW YORK - Credit markets rallied Wednesday on what market participants described as a very "presidential" speech by Donald Trump and optimism about the strengthening US economy which looks likely to trigger an imminent rate hike by the Federal Reserve.
NEW YORK - Barclays has hired Craig Molson as co-head of natural resources, power and chemicals leveraged finance, based in New York, according to an internal memo seen by IFR.
NEW YORK (IFR) - Equipment finance company Stonebriar Commercial Finance plans to become a regular fixture in the US structured finance market and may even look to sell investment-grade corporate bonds to fund its growing business, its President and CEO Dave Fate told IFR.
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NEW YORK (IFR) - US corporate bond market participants are discussing ways to structure new deals if US tax reform proposals, including the elimination of interest expense deductibility, are implemented, sources told IFR.
NEW YORK, Feb 3 (IFR) - Apple, AT&T and Microsoft flooded the US investment-grade bond market with $37 billion of debt this week and seized on a strong bid for long paper by issuing bonds with maturities out to 40 years.