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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

Mar 26 2018

NY Fed's Dudley says regulators should increase focus on bank executives

WASHINGTON Banks should adopt compensation plans that discourage excessive risk-taking and place greater onus on senior managers for wrongdoing, the outgoing head of the New York Federal Reserve said on Monday.

Mar 26 2018

NY Fed's Dudley says regulators should increase focus on bank executives

WASHINGTON, March 26 Banks should adopt compensation plans that discourage excessive risk-taking and place greater onus on senior managers for wrongdoing, the outgoing head of the New York Federal Reserve said on Monday. William Dudley, who plans to step down later this year, said regulators should encourage banks to overhaul their corporate cultures to reduce risk and bad behavior, even as regulators move to relax other rules introduced following the 2007-2009 financial crisis.

Mar 22 2018

CFTC 'astounded' as Congress prepares to cut budget

WASHINGTON The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), which has pushed for a budget increase to fund its job of overseeing the multitrillion-dollar derivatives market, said on Thursday it was "absolutely astounded" that the U.S. Congress is preparing to cut its funding.

Mar 21 2018

U.S. House lawmaker urges banks to push Senate on further rule-easing - sources

WASHINGTON A leading U.S. House of Representatives member has privately urged banks to push Senate Democrats to agree to further easing of financial rules in a bid to end a stalemate over the first rewrite of regulations since the 2007-2009 financial crisis, sources said on Tuesday.

Mar 21 2018

House panel passes bill handing Federal Reserve control over 'Volcker Rule'

WASHINGTON A committee in the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to name the Federal Reserve as the primary regulator for the "Volcker Rule," which bars banks from speculative trading.

Mar 21 2018

U.S. House panel passes bill handing Federal Reserve control over "Volcker Rule"

WASHINGTON, March 21 A committee in the U.S. House of Representatives voted Wednesday to name the Federal Reserve as the primary regulator for the "Volcker Rule," which bars banks from speculative trading.

Mar 19 2018

U.S. SEC awards Merrill Lynch whistleblowers a record $83 million

WASHINGTON The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has awarded a record $83 million to three whistleblowers tied to a 2016 settlement with Bank of America Corp’s Merrill Lynch brokerage unit, the whistleblowers' attorney said on Monday.

Mar 18 2018

Forty-five U.S. trade groups urge Trump to avoid tariffs against China

WASHINGTON Forty-five U.S. trade associations representing some of the largest companies in the country are urging President Donald Trump not to impose tariffs on China, warning it would be "particularly harmful" to the U.S. economy and consumers.

Mar 15 2018

House will not pass current Senate bill easing bank rules: Hensarling

WASHINGTON The U.S. House of Representatives will not approve a bill easing bank rules passed by the Senate without additional provisions that would further relax regulations introduced after the 2007-2009 financial crisis, a leading lawmaker said on Thursday.

Mar 15 2018

Senate approves bill rewriting post-crisis bank rules

WASHINGTON The U.S. Senate voted 67 to 31 on Wednesday to ease bank rules, bringing Congress a step closer to passing the first rewrite of the Dodd-Frank reform law enacted after the 2007-2009 global financial crisis. | Video

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