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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

Aug 17 2017

Exclusive: Lee Kuan Yew's grandson left Singapore because friends feared he would be detained

CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts A grandson of Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s late founding father and ruler for more than three decades, said he left the city state in July after friends expressed concerns he might be detained by the authorities in a contempt of court case.

Jul 18 2017

Fidelity shows how unicorns hurt performance at popular funds

BOSTON Fidelity's bets on unicorn companies, the rare private firm or startup that grows in value to at least $1 billion, put a dent in the stellar performance of some of the company's most popular mutual funds during the first half of 2017.

Jul 18 2017

BNY Mellon names former Visa CEO to top job

Bank of New York Mellon Corp said on Monday former Visa Chief Executive Charles Scharf will take the top job at the world's largest custody bank, where he will focus on boosting organic growth.

Jul 18 2017

Fidelity shows how unicorns hurt performance at popular funds

BOSTON, July 18 Fidelity's bets on unicorn companies, the rare private firm or startup that grows in value to at least $1 billion, put a dent in the stellar performance of some of the company's most popular mutual funds during the first half of 2017.

May 12 2017

Fidelity star stock pickers exit positions in Buffalo Wild Wings

BOSTON Two star stock pickers at Fidelity Investments exited their positions in Buffalo Wild Wings during the first quarter, as the restaurant chain faces pressure from an activist investor pushing to oust its chief executive.

May 02 2017

AllianceBernstein parent abruptly removes CEO Kraus, directors

BOSTON The French parent of asset manager AllianceBernstein fired its longtime leader Peter Kraus, replacing him with a new chief executive and and new chairman, and overhauled the firm's board, according to a filing Monday that offered little explanation for the unexpected changes. | Video

May 01 2017

AllianceBernstein abruptly removes CEO Kraus and directors

BOSTON, May 1 Asset manager AllianceBernstein on Monday fired longtime leader Peter Kraus and replaced him with a new chief executive and a new chairman, but offered little explanation for the unexpected change.

Mar 31 2017

Analysis -BlackRock's active gambit ups pressure on rivals

NEW YORK/BOSTON BlackRock Inc's decision to revamp part of its stock-picking business puts further pressure on active U.S. equity managers to cut fees, change products and merge to stem a relentless, 12-year decline in assets.

Mar 31 2017

BlackRock's active gambit ups pressure on rivals

NEW YORK/BOSTON BlackRock Inc's decision to revamp part of its stock-picking business puts further pressure on active U.S. equity managers to cut fees, change products and merge to stem a relentless, 12-year decline in assets.

Feb 28 2017

Brokerages' race to zero fees points to a bigger war to come

NEW YORK/BOSTON Fidelity Investments Inc and Charles Schwab Corp made moves in quick succession on Tuesday to slash trade commissions, accelerating the race to zero and foreshadowing a more important battle to win clients for potentially more lucrative services.

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