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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 Jun 2018

Corrected: Volcker 'fix' may cause new headaches for Wall Street

(In June 15 item, corrects calculation of threshold in paragraph 12)

16 Jun 2018

Volcker 'fix' may cause new headaches for Wall Street

(This version of June 15 story corrects calculation of threshold in paragraph 12.)

16 Jun 2018

CORRECTED-ANALYSIS-Volcker “fix” may cause new headaches for Wall Street

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.

08 Jun 2018

Democratic U.S. senators seek probe after Trump's payroll tweet

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.

07 Jun 2018

Phony bank accounts not a 'systemic' issue: U.S. regulator

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.

06 Jun 2018

Trump's consumer financial chief disbands key advisory boards

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.

04 Jun 2018

U.S. CFTC proposes rule to keep higher threshold for swap dealers

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.

01 Jun 2018

Deutsche Bank faces another challenge with Fed stress test

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.

31 May 2018

Fed unveils rewrite of 'Volcker Rule' limits on bank trading

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

29 May 2018

Factbox: Federal Reserve kicks off 'Volcker Rule' rewrite

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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