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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

Jul 12 2018

A decade on, pre-crisis mortgages linger for big banks, homeowners

NEW YORK A decade on big U.S. banks are still running down and selling off crisis-era mortgages, a process executives point to as weighing on loan growth.

May 16 2018

U.S. regulators fine China's ICBC $6.1 mln for oversight failures

NEW YORK, May 16 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Financial Services agreed to pay $5.3 million on Wednesday to settle charges by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority that it did not have adequate anti-money laundering systems in place to monitor and detect suspicious transactions.

May 09 2018

RPT-Investor Bill Gross to auction renowned stamp collection

NEW YORK, May 8 When legendary bond investor Bill Gross graduated high school, his mother gave him a stack of U.S. postal stamps that she had purchased over the years and which she hoped he could sell in order to pay for college.

May 08 2018

Investor Bill Gross to auction renowned stamp collection

NEW YORK When legendary bond investor Bill Gross graduated high school, his mother gave him a stack of U.S. postal stamps that she had purchased over the years and which she hoped he could sell in order to pay for college.

Apr 24 2018

Wells Fargo investors back leaders despite protests

DES MOINES, Iowa/NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co investors gave strong backing to the bank's directors and executives on Tuesday, indicating they are ready to give its revamped leadership time to rebuild from scandal despite a noisy annual shareholder meeting.

Apr 21 2018

U.S. banks push mortgage apps as home lending slows

NEW YORK (This version of the April 20 story corrects paragraph six to show 98 percent of first-quarter lending volume accessed Rocket Mortgage at some point in the process, not that 98 percent of volume came from Rocket Mortgage; clarifies full-year and quarterly mortgage lending rankings)

Apr 18 2018

SEC proposes rule to combat conflicted investment advice

NEW YORK The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday proposed a new rule that would require brokers at firms like Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch Wealth Management to clearly explain the fees investors pay and commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice.

Apr 16 2018

BofA profit beats estimates on higher interest rates, loan growth

Bank of America reported a 34 percent rise in first-quarter profit on Monday, topping Wall Street estimates, as the lender benefited from higher interest rates and growth in loans and deposits. | Video

Apr 06 2018

Rival banks applauded U.S. watchdog on 2016 Wells Fargo settlement: emails

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK Rival lenders privately congratulated the top U.S. consumer watchdog on its $100 million settlement with Wells Fargo over the bank's phony accounts scandal, according to internal documents published by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this week.

Apr 06 2018

Rival banks applauded U.S. watchdog on 2016 Wells Fargo settlement -emails

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK, April 6 Rival lenders privately congratulated the top U.S. consumer watchdog on its $100 million settlement with Wells Fargo over the bank's phony accounts scandal, according to internal documents published by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau this week.

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