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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

Nov 16 2017

Tezos organizers hit with second lawsuit over cryptocurrency fundraiser

A second lawsuit was filed this week against the organizers of cybercurrency technology project Tezos, an initiative that raised $232 million to issue a cryptocurrency that does not exist and fund development of a transaction system that has no clear end date.

Nov 15 2017

Tezos organizers hit with second lawsuit over cryptocurrency fundraiser

Nov 15 A second lawsuit was filed this week against the organizers of cybercurrency technology project Tezos, an initiative that raised $232 million to issue a cryptocurrency that does not exist and fund development of a transaction system that has no clear end date.

Nov 10 2017

Payments company Square beats estimates, raises full-year forecasts

Payments company Square Inc posted better-than-expected third-quarter results and raised its full-year profit and revenue forecasts, as a growing number of larger merchants used its technology to process transactions.

Nov 08 2017

Goldman Sachs leads $10 million investment round in data startup Crux

NEW YORK Goldman Sachs Group Inc led a $10 million investment in Crux Informatics Inc, a U.S.-based technology startup that enables financial institutions to outsource the processing of data to gain business insights.

Nov 06 2017

Online lender OnDeck posts surprise third-quarter loss

Online lender OnDeck Capital Inc reported an unexpected third-quarter loss on Monday after the effects of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma offset higher interest income and lower expenses, and its shares fell nearly 4 percent.

Nov 03 2017

Tezos organizers sued in California over crypto currency project

A class-action lawsuit has been filed in a California state court against the organizers of the technology project Tezos, which in July raised $232 million in one of the largest "initial coin offerings" (ICOs) ever.

Nov 02 2017

TransferWise raises $280 million from Old Mutual, IVP and others

NEW YORK London-based startup TransferWise has raised $280 million in a funding round led by asset manager Old Mutual Global Investors and Silicon Valley venture capital firm IVP.

Nov 01 2017

Wall Street regulator warns celebrities, individuals touting digital coins

NEW YORK Wall Street's main regulator warned on Wednesday that celebrities or other individuals may be breaking U.S. securities law when promoting investments in initial coin offerings (ICOs), a means for companies to raise funds online.

Oct 31 2017

CME to launch bitcoin futures in push for currency's wide adoption

NEW YORK CME Group Inc , the world's largest derivatives exchange operator, said on Tuesday it will launch a futures contract for bitcoin later this year, marking a major step in the digital currency's path toward legitimacy and helping propel it to a fresh record high.

Oct 25 2017

Tezos leaders ask for patience over dispute on cybercurrency project

LAS VEGAS The creators of an embattled cybercurrency technology project called Tezos expressed regret on Tuesday about their ongoing dispute with the head of a Swiss foundation that controls the $232 million they raised in one of the largest "initial coin offerings" ever.

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