President Barack Obama stands with Janet Yellen, vice chair of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, where he announce he is nominating Yellen to be chair of the Federal Reserve, replacing Ben Bernanke. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Obama says Yellen will be ‘exceptional’ Fed boss
Economy » If confirmed, she would be first woman to lead century-old central bank.
By JACKIE CALMES
| The New York Times
First Published Oct 09 2013 09:29 pm • Last Updated Oct 09 2013 09:29 pm
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