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US Senate OKs Yellen as Fed Chiefi
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January 06, 2014 11:27 PM
The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as the new head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, making her the first woman to head the central bank for the world's largest economy. She replaces Ben Bernanke who is leaving the post at the end of the month. VOA's Katherine Gypson reports.

US Senate OKs Yellen as Fed Chief

Published January 06, 2014

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Janet Yellen as the new head of the U.S. Federal Reserve, making her the first woman to head the central bank for the world's largest economy. She replaces Ben Bernanke who is leaving the post at the end of the month. VOA's Katherine Gypson reports.


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