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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.

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16 Nov 2017

Narrow win for Fox shows restlessness with dual-class shares

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to scrap its dual-class share structure was rejected on Wednesday, although the measure received significant support among voters outside the controlling Murdoch family.

16 Nov 2017

At issue for Vanguard fund shareholders: how to manage success

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. Vanguard Group Inc staged the largest-ever mutual fund shareholder proxy meeting on Wednesday facing a problem competing asset managers would welcome: how to manage rapid growth without losing its traditional low-cost appeal.

16 Nov 2017

At issue for Vanguard fund shareholders: how to manage success

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Nov 15 Vanguard Group Inc staged the largest-ever mutual fund shareholder proxy meeting on Wednesday facing a problem competing asset managers would welcome: how to manage rapid growth without losing its traditional low-cost appeal.

15 Nov 2017

Shareholders take aim at Murdochs with Fox voting rights push

NEW YORK, Nov 15 A shareholder proposal calling for Twenty-First Century Fox Inc to do away with its dual-class share structure may inflict a symbolic black eye on the media company's founder Rupert Murdoch and his family at its annual meeting on Wednesday.

15 Nov 2017

Big money is coming to bitcoin: ex-Fortress executive Novogratz

By Gertrude Chavez-Dreyfuss, Lawrence Delevingne and Ross Kerber | Video

14 Nov 2017

BlackRock's Fink learns to live with activist investors

NEW YORK Larry Fink, whose $6 trillion BlackRock Inc seldom picks a public fight with large companies, said on Monday that activist investors often help lay the groundwork for positive change in the corporate world.

10 Nov 2017

Proxy advisers back Vanguard, smoothing path in fund votes

BOSTON Proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co each recently backed Vanguard Group Inc's management on fund trustee nominees and administrative items set for a rare shareholder vote next week, according to recommendations seen by Reuters.

10 Nov 2017

Proxy advisers back Vanguard, smoothing path in fund votes

BOSTON, Nov 9 Proxy advisers Institutional Shareholder Services and Glass Lewis & Co each recently backed Vanguard Group Inc's management on fund trustee nominees and administrative items set for a rare shareholder vote next week, according to recommendations seen by Reuters.

06 Nov 2017

New SEC guidance could raise bar for some shareholder measures

((This version of the Nov. 2 story corrects the name of the SEC division to "Corporation Finance," not "Corporate Finance" in paragraph 7))

30 Oct 2017

Investor group presses U.S. drug companies on opioid controls

BOSTON U.S. shareholder activists are addressing a soaring death toll from opioid drug abuse, asking companies that make and distribute the painkillers to review the risks their businesses could face from their role in the sector.

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