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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.

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18 Aug 2018

Exclusive: ValueAct invests $800 million in financial stocks in second quarter - letter

BOSTON Activist hedge fund ValueAct Capital Management boosted investments in financial stocks by more than $800 million during the second quarter, citing attractive risk-adjusted values of big banks, according to a client letter viewed by Reuters.

15 Aug 2018

Ackman's Pershing Square trimmed ADP stake in second-quarter: filing

BOSTON William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management trimmed its stake in Automatic Data Processing by selling 3.7 million common shares in the second quarter, a regulatory filing on Tuesday showed.

15 Aug 2018

Ackman's Pershing Square trimmed ADP stake in 2nd quarter -filing

BOSTON, Aug 14 William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management trimmed its stake in Automatic Data Processing by selling 3.7 million common shares in the second quarter, a regulatory filing on Tuesday showed.

15 Aug 2018

Activist Starboard Value halves its stake in Newell: filing

BOSTON Hedge fund Starboard Value said on Tuesday that it sold half of its stake in consumer products company Newell Brands, whose chief executive officer it sought to replace, about four months after ending its proxy contest.

15 Aug 2018

Activist Starboard Value halves its stake in Newell -filing

BOSTON, Aug 14 Hedge fund Starboard Value said on Tuesday that it sold half of its stake in consumer products company Newell Brands, whose chief executive officer it sought to replace, about four months after ending its proxy contest.

15 Aug 2018

U.S. hedge funds bet on retail, tech in second-quarter as economy sizzled

Prominent hedge fund managers appeared to make big second-quarter bets that the U.S. economy would continue to expand despite increasing concerns about a broadening trade dispute between the United States and China, regulatory filings showed Tuesday. | Video

14 Aug 2018

Einhorn's Greenlight cuts back many top holdings, slices Apple

BOSTON Billionaire investor David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital is posting some of the hedge fund industry's worst returns, cut back several long-term holdings, including Apple Inc, Voya Financial Inc and Consol Energy Inc, a filing made on Tuesday shows. | Video

14 Aug 2018

Einhorn's Greenlight cuts back many top holdings, slices Apple

BOSTON, Aug 14 Billionaire investor David Einhorn, whose Greenlight Capital is posting some of the hedge fund industry's worst returns, cut back several long-term holdings including Apple Inc, Voya Financial Inc and Consol Energy Inc, a filing made on Tuesday shows.

13 Aug 2018

Elliott takes stake in Nielsen, urges sale; shares jump

Elliott Management, one of the world's biggest hedge funds, disclosed that it held a large stake in information services company Nielsen Holdings and urged it to considering selling itself.

11 Aug 2018

U.S. teachers' union urges pensions to cut investment in private prisons

BOSTON A labor union representing American teachers on Friday urged pension funds to cut their exposure to investment firms that have funneled millions of dollars into private prisons, saying the companies are getting rich on the U.S. government's practice of separating migrant families.

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