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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.
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Will Janet Yellen follow the Bernanke plan?

Feb 11, 2014
Yellen faces her first congressional hearing today as Fed chair.
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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.
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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.
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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
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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?
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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?
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Uncle Ben's secret recipe: Open the Fed's cookbook

Nov 1, 2013
Ben Bernanke's legacy at the Federal Reserve may be about the financial crisis -- and a new era of transparency.
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Marketplace Voice Mail: Bid farewell to Mr. Federal Reserve

Oct 18, 2013
Ben Bernanke completes his term in January. Help us send him off!
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