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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

Oct 11 2017

BlackRock closes in on $6 trillion in assets as index funds boom

BlackRock Inc is closing in on an industry-record $6 trillion in assets under management as investors storm into the company's index funds and the bull market in U.S. stocks rages on. | Video

Sep 15 2017

Rising credit card delinquencies to add to U.S. banks' worries

U.S. banks, already under pressure from slower loan growth and low interest rates, could be facing yet another challenge as a rising number of Americans fall behind on their credit card payments.

Sep 05 2017

Nasdaq to buy analytics firm eVestment for $705 million

U.S. exchange operator Nasdaq Inc said on Tuesday it would buy investment analytics provider eVestment Alliance LLC for $705 million to bolster its market technology business and woo more institutional investors.

Aug 07 2017

LendingClub shares rise 8 percent on positive outlook, higher revenue

Online lender LendingClub Corp raised its earnings outlook on Monday after reporting the second-highest quarterly revenue in its history and a drop in costs, sending shares up nearly 8 percent.

Jul 21 2017

Weak mortgage income hurts U.S. regional lenders

Weak refinancing, thanks to higher interest rates, took a bite out off regional banks' earnings in the second quarter and loan growth remained sluggish, mirroring trends seen at larger banks.

Jul 20 2017

KeyCorp's 2017 loan forecast casts cloud over profit beat

U.S. regional bank KeyCorp said it expects average loans at the end of 2017 to be at the low end of its previous forecast, sending shares down as much as 4.7 percent.

Jun 27 2017

Wells Fargo to sell commercial insurance business

June 27 Wells Fargo & Co said on Tuesday it agreed to sell its commercial insurance business to private insurer USI Insurance Services, as the third-largest U.S. bank plans to focus on core banking products and services.

Jun 08 2017

MetLife General Counsel Ricardo Anzaldua to retire - memo

MetLife Inc General Counsel Ricardo Anzaldua will retire at the end of the year after five years with the insurer, according to an internal memo seen by Reuters.

May 26 2017

U.S. court fines UPS $247 mln over illegal cigarette shipments

A federal judge ordered United Parcel Service Inc to pay nearly $247 million in damages and penalties for "illegally shipping" large volumes of untaxed cigarettes in New York state and City, a court filing showed on Thursday.

May 04 2017

Regional bank First Horizon to buy Capital Bank for $2.2 bln

First Horizon National Corp said it would buy fellow regional bank Capital Bank Financial Corp for $2.2 billion to boost its presence in the fast-growing U.S. southeast market.


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