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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 14 2018

Nasdaq, FINRA to boost reporting fees for dark pool trades

NEW YORK Nasdaq Inc and a Wall Street watchdog will raise fees for private stock trading platforms, such as "dark pools," that report trade executions to a Nasdaq-run entity, in response to higher operational costs and off-exchange trading volumes, according to a recent regulatory filing.

Aug 08 2018

ITG sets aside $12 million for SEC probe into its U.S. dark pool

NEW YORK Agency brokerage Investment Technology Group Inc said on Wednesday it had set aside $12 million for a probable settlement related to a regulatory probe into its U.S. "dark pool," or private stock trading venue.

Aug 03 2018

NYSE-owner ICE to form new company for digital assets

Intercontinental Exchange Inc , the owner of the New York Stock Exchange, said on Friday it plans to form a company and trading platform for digital assets, such as bitcoin, as well as a physically delivered bitcoin futures contract.

Aug 02 2018

NYSE-owner ICE to launch new fixed income ETF platform

Intercontinental Exchange Inc is partnering with BlackRock Inc on a new fixed income exchange-traded fund execution platform to open next year, the owner of the New York Stock Exchange said on Thursday after reporting a rise in quarterly earnings.

Aug 01 2018

Blockchain hires Jamie Selway to ramp up institutional business

NEW YORK Blockchain, one of the world's biggest cryptocurrency wallet companies, said on Wednesday it had hired Jamie Selway, an electronic trading veteran and expert on U.S. equity market structure, as global head of institutional markets.

Jul 27 2018

Virtu shares slump as retail pullback hits earnings

Virtu Financial on Friday reported second-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations, largely due to a decline in small investor stock trading, sending the electronic trading and market-making firm's shares down sharply.

Jul 26 2018

CME quarterly earnings boosted by volumes, market data

CME Group Inc , the world's largest futures exchange operator, said on Thursday its second-quarter earnings rose on the back of higher trading volumes and market data fees, as it works toward the close of its $5.5 billion acquisition of NEX Group .

Jul 25 2018

Nasdaq's tech focus helps drive 11 percent profit rise

Nasdaq Inc's quarterly profit rose 11 percent, led by contributions from its non-trading operations, which include providing technology and analytics services to other companies, such as cryptocurrency marketplaces, the exchange operator said on Wednesday.

Jul 16 2018

U.S. SEC panel recommends review of electronic bond trading rules

July 16 The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission should form a working group with two of its regulatory counterparts to review and harmonize the rules they use to police electronic corporate and municipal bond-trading platforms, an SEC subcommittee said on Monday.

Jun 28 2018

Exchange operator IEX blasts NYSE for criticism of SEC fee plan

NEW YORK, June 28 U.S. stock exchange operator IEX Group took issue with a claim by the New York Stock Exchange that a plan by regulators to test lowering exchange fees and rebates would cost investors at least $1 billion, calling it "false and unfounded."

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