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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

Sep 20 2017

Ackman targets retail investors in ADP proxy contest

BOSTON Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman, whose firm owns an 8.3 percent stake in Automatic Data Processing Inc , is turning up the heat in his proxy war for the human resources outsourcing company by targeting an often-ignored but influential group of people - retail investors.

Sep 20 2017

Ackman asks ADP's retail investors to back him in new video

BOSTON, Sept 20 Billionaire hedge fund manager William Ackman on Wednesday spoke to Main Street stockholders, asking this less affluent but hugely influential group to help him win a proxy contest at human resources outsourcing company Automatic Data Processing Inc.

Sep 19 2017

Harvard endowment posts gains, new investment chief not satisfied

BOSTON Harvard University, which has been retooling the way it invests its $37.1 billion endowment, reported an investment gain on Tuesday but its investment chief called it "disappointing" and said it will take time to improve results.

Sep 18 2017

Sale of ex-Trump aide Scaramucci's SkyBridge on track: executive

BOSTON The sale of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci's SkyBridge Capital LLC hedge fund investment firm to a consortium that includes a Chinese buyer is still on track, with the closing date expected in late September, the firm's chief investment officer said on Monday.

Sep 18 2017

Fewer hedge fund managers call it quits in 1st-half 2017

BOSTON The number of hedge funds closing their doors this year is slowing as investors add new money and performance improves.

Sep 15 2017

MOVES-U.S. Trust division executive Lisa Carnoy leaves BofA

BOSTON, Sept 15 Lisa Carnoy, one of Wall Street's highest-ranking women, is leaving her position at Bank of America where she was a division executive at U.S. Trust, a bank spokeswoman confirmed on Friday.

Sep 12 2017

Blackstone's Schwarzman describes pressure to disband Trump advisory groups

NEW YORK, Sept 12 Billionaire investor Stephen Schwarzman said he understood the decision to disband the business advisory groups but said he was not personally "outraged" by President Trump's reaction to a rally organized by white nationalists.

Sep 12 2017

Bridgewater's Dalio says would be 'terrible' if Cohn left White House

NEW YORK Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio on Tuesday threw his weight behind President Donald Trump's top economic adviser, saying it would be "terrible" if Gary Cohn were to leave the Trump administration.

Sep 12 2017

Bridgewater's Dalio says it would be "terrible" if Cohn left White House

NEW YORK, Sept 12 Billionaire hedge fund manager Ray Dalio on Tuesday threw his weight behind President Donald Trump's top economic adviser saying it would be "terrible" if Gary Cohn were to leave the Trump administration.

Sep 08 2017

Trump anger at Cohn raises doubts about his White House tenure: sources

BOSTON/WASHINGTON A newly fraying relationship between U.S. President Donald Trump and top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn has raised questions about how long Cohn will stay in his job, say two people with close ties to the White House. | Video

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