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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

11:09am BST

Jewelry companies team up with IBM on blockchain platform

NEW YORK Gold and diamond companies including Berkshire Hathaway Inc's Richline Group Inc joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced, the companies said on Thursday.

12:02am BST

PayPal quarterly profit beats estimates, shares rise

PayPal Holdings Inc on Wednesday reported first-quarter profit that beat Wall Street estimates as the payment processor benefited from higher volumes of mobile payments and strong merchant services business.

25 Apr 2018

U.S. regulator sues LendingClub over hidden fees

NEW YORK A U.S. regulator sued online lender Lending Club Corp on Wednesday for allegedly overcharging consumers and misleading them on hidden fees.

25 Apr 2018

U.S. regulator sues LendingClub over hidden fees

NEW YORK, April 25 A U.S. regulator sued online lender Lending Club Corp on Wednesday for allegedly overcharging consumers and misleading them on hidden fees.

20 Apr 2018

JPMorgan, National Bank of Canada, others test debt issuance on blockchain

NEW YORK JPMorgan Chase & Co has tested a new blockchain platform for issuing financial instruments with the National Bank of Canada and other large firms, they said on Friday, seeking to streamline origination, settlement, interest rate payments and other processes.

20 Apr 2018

Wall Street regulator sanctions Tezos cryptocurrency project co-founder

NEW YORK A Wall Street regulator has suspended the co-founder of the controversial Tezos cryptocurrency project from associating with broker-dealers for two years, part of a settlement to resolve allegations that he made false statements about his side venture while working at Morgan Stanley .

18 Apr 2018

U.S. cryptocurrency project gets $133 million investment from big investors

NEW YORK A start-up launched by three Princeton University graduates for a new cryptocurrency has raised $133 million from a slew of big investors in a private placement, Intangible Labs Chief Executive Officer and co-founder Nader Al-Naji said on Wednesday.

18 Apr 2018

Start-up TransferWise breaks into Britain's faster payments scheme

NEW YORK/LONDON Money transfer firm TransferWise has become the first non-bank company with direct access to Britain's Faster Payments Scheme, which the start-up said on Wednesday would help it compete with banks on sending money overseas.

17 Apr 2018

Cambridge Analytica planned to issue digital currency: sources

NEW YORK Cambridge Analytica was planning to raise money by issuing a new type of digital currency before it became embroiled in a scandal surrounding the misuse of Facebook Inc personal data, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.

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