PODCAST: Yellen expected to be confirmed today

Janet Yellen is expected to be confirmed as the chair of the Federal Reserve.

Janet Yellen is expected to be confirmed as the chair of the Federal Reserve this afternoon, and Wall Street is watching.

As Congress comes back to work this week, it’s expected to debate the possibility of re-instating unemployment benefits for the long-term unemployed, which expired for 1.3 million people a few days after Christmas. 

Delta Air Lines is the last domestic carrier to fly the DC-9, and one final Delta flight this Monday afternoon will mark the close of the plane’s nearly half-century run.    

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