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Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen Testifies Before Joint Economic Committee Hearing

If the housing market can't find its mojo...

May 8, 2014
Janet Yellen feels pretty good about most of the economy, except for housing.
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The only thing the Fed has left is words. And dots.

Mar 19, 2014
With QE on its way out, and interest rates at basically zero, the Fed has to start using its words.
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen

PODCAST: The dual mandate

Mar 19, 2014
The Fed grapples with balancing interest rates and a shrinking unemployment rate.
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Why the Federal Reserve is vague about interest rates

Mar 19, 2014
Fed Chair Janet Yellen loves transparency, to a point.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, Fed

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

Advice for Janet Yellen

Jan 31, 2014
We wondered what sort of advice people -- not just those who know the Fed but regular folks, too -- might have for Janet Yellen, as she becomes the chairwoman of the Federal Reserve.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve

Three risks you didn't know about the Fed

Dec 17, 2013
Some are worried the Fed will announce that it’s going to stop -- or at least slow -- its stimulative bond-buying program.
Posted In: Fed, taper, Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke, QE

What does Janet Yellen mean by 'more work to do'?

Nov 14, 2013
The head of the Federal Reserve doesn't have to listen to Congress after confirmation, but a nominee does have to listen before hand
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve

Will Yellen continue to pull back the Fed's curtains?

Nov 14, 2013
Janet Yellen was the advocate for more transparency by the Fed. What will she do as chair?
Posted In: Fed, Bernanke, Janet Yellen

The economic shorthand of hawks and doves

Nov 13, 2013
As the president's pick to lead the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, is considered a "dove" in the sometimes arcane parlance of monetary policy. But what does that mean?
Posted In: Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, hawk, Dove

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