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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 17 2017

Wells Fargo consumer lending head axed after disparaging regulators: source

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Wells Fargo & Co announced on Friday it fired its head of consumer lending, a move that people familiar with the matter said was because he disparaged a bank regulator to a fired employee.

Nov 15 2017

Wells Fargo CFO says not worried about consumer credit

Wells Fargo & Co's chief financial officer said on Wednesday he is not worried that consumers are struggling to pay their debts.

Nov 14 2017

U.S. financial giants create consortium to vet third party suppliers

Bank of America Corp , JPMorgan Chase & Co , Wells Fargo & Co and American Express Co , have created a company called TruSight to standardize the work of vetting third party suppliers and partners, according to an announcement Tuesday by the newly-formed consortium.

Nov 14 2017

Bank of America executive: Volcker Rule fuels private trading firms' rise

U.S. post-financial crisis rules that place strong trading restrictions on banks has fueled the rise of private trading firms that have grabbed market share, a top Bank of America Corp executive said on Tuesday.

Nov 10 2017

Small banks oppose U.S. regulator offering olive branch to tech sector

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Small Main Street banks vowed on Wednesday to fight any review of a ban that prevents retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc and tech companies like Amazon.com Inc from becoming fully fledged banks.

Nov 06 2017

Wells Fargo targets post-boomer customers with robo-adviser

Wells Fargo Inc on Monday launched a new robo-adviser to give first-time investors a low-cost option to invest, joining other financial firms in the hunt for tech-savvy customers looking to enter the markets.

Nov 03 2017

Wells Fargo faces lawsuits over mortgage and auto loans

Wells Fargo & Co is facing litigation over previously disclosed sales problems related to its auto lending and mortgage businesses, the bank disclosed in a regulatory filing on Friday.

Oct 25 2017

Class-actions still a reality for U.S. financial firms with bad press

NEW YORK Not every financial firm will be able to reap the benefit of Wall Street's victory in dismantling the threat of class-action law suits.

Oct 25 2017

Class-actions still a reality for U.S. financial firms with bad press

NEW YORK, Oct 25 Not every financial firm will be able to reap the benefit of Wall Street’s victory in dismantling the threat of class-action law suits.

Oct 16 2017

California extends ban on Wells Fargo business for at least another year

California will extend sanctions against Wells Fargo & Co for at least another year, Treasurer John Chiang said on Monday, after the state suspended doing business with the bank in 2016 as punishment for a sales practices scandal.

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