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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Wall Street edged lower at the open on Friday hurt by signs of delay in corporate tax cuts until 2019, which may stall the market rally.
U.S. stock index futures were slightly lower on Thursday, a day after Wall Street closed at a record high, as investors fretted about possible obstacles to a Republican tax bill that the lawmakers are debating.
The Dow was slightly higher while the S&P and the Nasdaq pared losses in early afternoon trading on Thursday, as investors parsed the Republican tax-cut proposals and ahead of the impending announcement of the next Federal Reserve Chair
NEW YORK Short-sellers who had targeted Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc logged a nearly quarter billion dollar paper profit on Wednesday, a day after the burrito chain reported weaker-than-expected sales that sent its shares into a swoon.
NEW YORK, Oct 25 Short-sellers who had targeted Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc logged a nearly quarter billion dollar paper profit on Wednesday, a day after the burrito chain reported weaker-than-expected sales that sent its shares into a swoon.
Apple Inc's older iPhone 7 models are outselling the recently launched iPhone 8 ahead of the early November debut of the premium iPhone X, broker KeyBanc Capital Markets said, citing carrier store surveys.
Netflix Inc shares hit an all-time high on Friday as Goldman Sachs and other brokerages raised their price targets on the world's biggest online-streaming company, citing its ability to raise fees without scaring away customers.
The three major U.S. indexes were trading lower on Thursday, scaling back from their record levels, weighed down by Apple and the Federal Reserve's indication to raise interest rates for third time despite low inflation. | Video
U.S. stocks were slightly up in early afternoon trading on Monday, with the Dow on track to close at a record high for the ninth straight day, after squeezing out another all-time high just after the open.
The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq lost ground in late morning trading on Thursday as tech stocks slipped, while the Dow moved above the 22,000 mark to hit a new record.