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Senate confirms Yellen to lead Fed

  • With the 50th Yes vote being cast in the Senate, Janet Yellen is officially confirmed as head of the Federal Reserve, becoming the first woman to take the position.
  • The tally now stands at 55 Yes to 27 No - the question becomes whether Yellen will surpass Bernanke's record 30 No's as the votes continue to roll in.
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  • psychological-dividends
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    Well, I think she'll gleefully print money.
    6 Jan 2014, 09:52 PM Reply Like
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