Economy

Yellen Says Fed Will Stay On Current Coursei
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February 11, 2014 10:07 PM
The new head of the U. S. central bank says policy makers will probably continue to ease efforts to stimulate growth as the recovering economy expands at a moderate pace this year and next. In her first appearance before Congress as Chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen also said unemployment is still too high. VOA's Jim Randle reports from Washington.

Yellen Says Fed Will Stay On Current Course

Published February 11, 2014

The new head of the U. S. central bank says policy makers will probably continue to ease efforts to stimulate growth as the recovering economy expands at a moderate pace this year and next. In her first appearance before Congress as Chair of the Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen also said unemployment is still too high. VOA's Jim Randle reports from Washington.


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