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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

May 07 2018

ValueAct takes $1.2 billion stake in Citigroup: letter

Activist investing firm ValueAct Capital Partners invested $1.2 billion in Citigroup Inc, citing the U.S. bank's low risk and reliable revenue and not calling for major changes, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Monday.

May 02 2018

Goldman Sachs vote backs pay, shows less support for stock plan

JERSEY CITY, N.J./BOSTON Goldman Sachs Group Inc leaders said more than 87 percent of shares were voted in favor of its executive pay at its annual shareholder meeting, and that a stock plan for employees was approved by more than 65 percent of votes cast.

Apr 24 2018

Citi chairman says all options open to find his replacement

CHICAGO Citigroup Inc Chairman Mike O'Neill said on Tuesday all options were being considered to find a successor before he steps down in the next 12 months, after reaching the retirement age of 72.

Apr 17 2018

Wells Fargo loses steam in commercial lending as rivals pounce

NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co's two biggest competitors have been nabbing market share in lending to commercial and industrial customers in the American heartland, a sign of how difficult it has become for the scandal-tarnished bank to defend its position against rivals.

Apr 13 2018

Citigroup profit beats on strength in consumer banking, equity trading

Citigroup Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Friday, driven by strength in its consumer banking business and a surge in equities trading.

Apr 13 2018

JPMorgan profit just below estimates on weak investment banking

JPMorgan Chase & Co's quarterly profit fell short of Wall Street expectations on Friday as lower revenue from investment banking ate into gains from stock trading and higher interest rates.

Apr 10 2018

Doubts over U.S. bank capital payouts may cloud strong earnings

NEW YORK Quirks in the new U.S. tax code are sowing doubts over how much big banks can boost dividends and stock buybacks this year, threatening to take the shine off what are likely to be strong quarterly profits.

Apr 05 2018

JPMorgan's Dimon praises Trump's deregulatory efforts in annual letter

NEW YORK JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon complimented the administration of President Donald Trump in an annual letter to shareholders on Thursday, saying tax cuts and deregulatory efforts were helping his bank make more money. | Video

Apr 05 2018

JPMorgan's Dimon praises Trump's deregulatory efforts in annual letter

NEW YORK, April 5 JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon complimented the administration of President Donald Trump in his annual letter to shareholders on Thursday, saying tax cuts and deregulatory efforts are helping his bank make more money.

Apr 03 2018

Saks, Lord & Taylor hit by payment card data breach

TORONTO/NEW YORK Retailer Hudson's Bay Co on Sunday disclosed that it was the victim of a security breach that compromised data on payment cards used at Saks and Lord & Taylor stores in North America.

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