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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

17 Jul 2018

Gold drops more than 1 percent as dollar strengthens during Fed testimony

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold declined more than 1 percent and hit its lowest in a year on Tuesday as the U.S. dollar strengthened during testimony by U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell to the U.S. Congress.

16 Jul 2018

Gold steadies as weak physical demand, higher U.S. rates weigh

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold steadied on Monday as weak physical demand in top-consuming regions and the expectation of higher U.S. interest rates weigh, despite the bullion-priced U.S. dollar losing steam.

13 Jul 2018

Gold, silver slide to seven-month lows as dollar climbs

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold and silver prices slid to seven-month lows on Friday as the dollar rose to a two-week peak, buoyed by safe-haven purchases made in an ongoing U.S.-China tariff trade war. Demand for the precious metals also waned on expectations of higher U.S. interest rates.

12 Jul 2018

Gold falls as threat of more tariffs on China boosts dollar

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices slipped on Wednesday as U.S. threat of tariffs on an additional $200 billion of Chinese goods pushed safe-haven flows to the U.S. dollar and dashed hopes that Washington would eventually step back from the escalating row.

03 Jul 2018

Gold bounces from seven-month low as dollar softens

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices recovered from a near seven-month low and platinum bounced from close to a 10-year low on Tuesday as the dollar eased.

30 Jun 2018

Gold, platinum headed for weakest qtr since year-end 2016

NEW YORK Spot gold and platinum prices headed for their weakest quarter since year-end 2016 as investors seeking safe havens turned to U.S. Treasuries instead of bullion and demand for metals used in automobiles fell.

26 Jun 2018

Gold ETFs headed for weakest month since July 2017, despite trade war jitters

NEW YORK, June 25 Gold-backed exchange-traded funds (ETF) tracked by Thomson Reuters were headed for their weakest month since July 2017, as investors covered losses in equities, commodities and other markets caused by tariff disputes.

25 Jun 2018

Gold hovers near six-month lows as investors flock to U.S. Treasuries

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold hovered near last week's six-month low on Monday as investors flocked to U.S. Treasuries rather than bullion, amid concerns over a global trade war ratcheting higher after a report said the United States plans to bar Chinese companies from investing in its technology firms.

19 Jun 2018

Gold down, platinum plunges to lowest since 2016 on stronger dollar

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold fell to a near six-month low and platinum hit its lowest since February 2016 on Wednesday as a stronger greenback was overwhelmed by safe-haven buying, spurred by fears of a trade war between the world's two top economies.

14 Jun 2018

Gold reverses gains after Fed raises rates

NEW YORK/LONDON Gold prices turned lower on Wednesday after the U.S. Federal Reserve announced it was raising interest rates.


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