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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

16 Oct 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.

13 Oct 2017

BofA profit rises on higher rates, lower costs

Bank of America Corp beat expectations with a 15 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Friday as the second-largest U.S. lender kept a tight leash on costs and benefited from higher interest rates. | Video

13 Oct 2017

Wells Fargo revises expense outlook, signaling profit difficulties ahead

Wells Fargo & Co management signaled on Friday that the bank may struggle to hit expense targets through next year, raising questions about how much a sales scandal is weighing on the bottom line. | Video

12 Oct 2017

JPMorgan CFO dials back Dimon's bitcoin criticism

NEW YORK JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon got the market's attention by calling bitcoin a "fraud" last month, but he declined to discuss the topic on Thursday as his finance chief dialed back some of his earlier comments.

12 Oct 2017

JPMorgan CFO dials back Dimon's bitcoin criticism

NEW YORK JPMorgan Chase & Co Chief Executive Officer Jamie Dimon got the market's attention by calling bitcoin a "fraud" last month, but he declined to discuss the topic on Thursday as his finance chief dialled back some of his earlier comments.

03 Oct 2017

U.S. senators grill Wells Fargo CEO over scandal, forced arbitration

U.S. senators slammed Wells Fargo & Co Chief Executive Tim Sloan on Tuesday for his handling of a massive sales practices scandal at the third-largest American bank and challenged him to allow aggrieved customers to sue.

03 Oct 2017

Consumer lending, insurance issues to weigh on Wells' CEO's Senate appearance on Tuesday

Oct 3 Wells Fargo & Co CEO Tim Sloan will be questioned about sales practices, mischarging customers for auto insurance, and complaints about mortgage fees at the bank's consumer lending unit when he testifies before U.S. senators on Tuesday.

02 Oct 2017

Exclusive - U.S. mulls further Wells Fargo sanction over sales abuses: source

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK The main regulator for Wells Fargo & Co is considering whether to sanction the U.S. bank over improperly charging customers for car insurance and mortgage loans, according to a source familiar with the matter.

27 Sep 2017

Wells Fargo gets approval for exchange traded index funds

Wells Fargo & Co got initial approval to create exchange traded index funds (ETFs), according to a notice filed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday.

23 Sep 2017

Wells Fargo hires new law firm to prepare CEO for Senate appearance

NEW YORK Wells Fargo & Co. has hired law firm Sidley Austin to take the lead in preparing Chief Executive Tim Sloan for his appearance before the U.S. Congress next month to answer questions about a year-long sales practices scandal, according to four sources with knowledge of the decision.

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