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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.

Weekly Wrap: Inflation, the Federal Reserve and minimum wage

May 22, 2015
Leigh Gallagher and Sudeep Reddy join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, inflation, minimum wage, Weekly Wrap
Fed Chairwoman Janet Yellen gave remarks at the ninth biennial Federal Reserve System Community Development Research conference about the need for more research about trends that impact individual income inequality, on April 2, 2015 in Washington, DC.

What can the Fed do about income inequality?

Apr 2, 2015
The Fed's mandate is to monitor only employment and inflation.
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This is Janet Yellen.

Janet Yellen needs to work on her brand

Mar 10, 2015
Marketplace listeners are the 14 percent.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, Federal Reserve, economists
Macroeconomics can sometimes be humorous.

The Fed's 2009 transcripts show 299 'instances of laughter'

Mar 4, 2015
The Federal Reserve released their 2009 transcripts, all 1,648 pages.
Posted In: The Federal Reserve, transcript, Janet Yellen
Federal Reserve Board Chair Janet Yellen testifies during a hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee February 24, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

'Audit the Fed' illustrates the politics behind policy

Feb 24, 2015
Sen. Rand Paul's call for more oversight of the Fed is a reliable applause line.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, chairman of the federal reserve, audit
Janet Yellen attends up to 11 meetings a day.

The hardest-working woman in monetary policy

Feb 18, 2015
If you didn't think Janet Yellen does anything with her time, well, now you know.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, meetings, Federal Reserve
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen in Washington, D.C.

Happy reminder, courtesy of the Labor Department

Jan 13, 2015
There are more jobs open today than there have been in 14 years.
Posted In: jobs market, labor market, Janet Yellen
 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
Federal Reserve Board Chairman Janet Yellen speaks to the media during her monthly news conference at the Federal Reserve, September 17, 2014 in Washington, DC. T

Americans don't know who runs the Federal Reserve

Oct 6, 2014
A new survey from Pew worries Kai Ryssdal.
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Janet Yellen

How will low inflation complicate the Fed’s plans?

Sep 17, 2014
Today's CPI numbers came in low despite Yellen's hint that interest rates could be on the upswing.
Posted In: Janet Yellen, The Fed, interest rates, CPI

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