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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 May 2018

Fed to put Wells Fargo remediation plan to public board vote: letter

WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve board will hold a public vote on whether to lift growth restrictions on scandal-hit Wells Fargo following pressure from Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren, the Massachusetts lawmaker said on Friday.

29 Apr 2018

Emboldened by Trump, banks push to throw off old rule constraints

WASHINGTON Emboldened by President Trump's pledge to loosen laws introduced following the 2007-2009 global financial crisis, U.S. banks are pushing to scrap or revise more than a dozen other lesser-known rules they say are outdated, costly and hurt economic growth. | Video

26 Apr 2018

Wall Street seeks rule changes to encourage IPOs, staying public

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON Wall Street lobby groups urged U.S. policy makers and regulators to revamp rules to encourage more initial public offerings and to reduce the regulatory cost of staying public, in a white paper issued on Thursday.

26 Apr 2018

U.S. derivatives regulator proposes more flexible swaps trading rules

WASHINGTON The head of the U.S. derivatives watchdog on Thursday said he would like to allow more flexibility in the way swaps are traded while at the same time tightening requirements for reporting of such trades.

25 Apr 2018

Exclusive - Trump's bank watchdog bought financial stocks up until taking office

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's nominee for Wall Street regulator Comptroller of the Currency bought financial stocks until he took office in November, according to financial disclosure documents filed with the Office of Government Ethics.

20 Apr 2018

U.S. Senator Warren presses bank regulators over competition fears

WASHINGTON U.S. Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren on Friday pressed regulators on how they plan to preserve competition in the banking sector if Congress passes a bill that is expected to lead to consolidation among mid-sized lenders.

19 Apr 2018

Fed governor Brainard says 'premature' to revisit liquidity, capital rules

WASHINGTON Federal Reserve Board Governor Lael Brainard on Thursday warned it was "premature" for regulators to revisit liquidity and capital requirements for the largest banks amid growing vulnerabilities in the economy.

17 Apr 2018

Fed's bank regulator defends Volcker, lending rule easing

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's top banking regulator on Tuesday defended plans to ease lending rules and trading restrictions introduced following the 2007-2009 global financial crisis during his first appearance before Congress.

17 Apr 2018

Fed's bank regulator to pitch Congress on stress test, liquidity changes

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's top banking regulator will tell lawmakers on Tuesday that he wants more industry input into stress tests and to ease liquidity requirements for large, non-global lenders.

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