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.
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(In June 15 item, corrects calculation of threshold in paragraph 12)
(This version of June 15 story corrects calculation of threshold in paragraph 12.)
WASHINGTON, June 15 A proposal to simplify a rule banning banks from proprietary trading, rather than making life easier for Wall Street, could ensnare billions of dollars' worth of assets not currently caught by the regulation.
WASHINGTON Several Democratic U.S. senators urged federal regulators on Friday to look into potential data leaks after a tweet by President Donald Trump last week that some market participants viewed as a tip about the big monthly U.S. payrolls report ahead of its public release.
WASHINGTON A U.S. bank regulator said on Thursday that an industry-wide review prompted by Wells Fargo & Co's sales practices scandal had uncovered some instances of phony accounts at other lenders but little evidence of a "systemic" problem.
WASHINGTON Mick Mulvaney, the interim head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, has disbanded three boards whose members include consumer advocacy groups and which advise on policy at the financial watchdog, board members said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON The U.S. derivatives regulator on Monday proposed maintaining the existing cutoff for U.S. firms to register as swaps dealers, backing off an earlier plan that would have subjected more firms to stricter oversight under the 2010 Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
WASHINGTON Deutsche Bank AG will face another challenge this month when the Federal Reserve publishes the results of a "stress test" on the bulk of its U.S. operations for the first time.
WASHINGTON U.S. regulators on Wednesday proposed simplifying a rule introduced after the 2007-2009 financial crisis that bans banks from trading on their own account in order to make compliance easier for many firms. | Video
WASHINGTON The Federal Reserve on Wednesday will propose changes to the so-called Volcker Rule banning banks from making risky bets with their own cash, kicking off a lengthy effort to rework one of the central rules introduced following the 2007-2009 financial crisis.
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