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 U.S. President Barack Obama shakes hands with Janet Yellen during a press conference to nominate her to head the Federal Reserve in the State Dining Room at the White House.

Whatever happens election day, it's Yellen's economy

Nov 3, 2014
If balances of power change in the election, the chairman of the Fed won't.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, chairman of the federal reserve, The Fed, Barack Obama

Will Janet Yellen follow the Bernanke plan?

Feb 11, 2014
Yellen faces her first congressional hearing today as Fed chair.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, chairman of the federal reserve, Federal Reserve, Congress

Timeline: The afterlives of former Federal Reserve Chairmen

Jan 24, 2014
What awaits Ben Bernanke? A look at his predecessors
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve

The Federal Reserve chairs are getting shorter and shorter

Oct 11, 2013
Approaching the zero lower bound, some might say.
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What would the Fed be like under Chair Janet Yellen?

Oct 9, 2013
And how is Wall Street reacting to the White House's announcement?
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve

The legacy of Ben Bernanke

Oct 9, 2013
The outgoing Fed chairman presided over the worst economic collapse since the Great Depression.
Posted In: Ben Bernanke, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve

Who is Janet Yellen?

Oct 9, 2013
A look at the life and career of President Obama's nominee for chair of the Fed.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve

Why isn't Yellen a shoo-in?

Sep 17, 2013
She’s had a distinguished career at the Fed and earned the respect of Nobel Prize winners. So why hasn't she been at the top of the White House's list all along?
Posted In: chairman of the federal reserve, Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve

What does the Fed chair actually do?

Sep 16, 2013
There's a lot of noise about who's going to be the next chief of the Federal Reserve. We're more interested in what the Fed chair actually can do for the economy.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve

How did a former treasury secretary move markets today by doing absolutely nothing?

Sep 13, 2013
False information from a Japanese newspaper moved investor activity.
Posted In: Japan, Lawrence Summers, Federal Reserve, chairman of the federal reserve, markets