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Yellen reiterates support for Fed’s bond buying

WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen says a “strong majority” of Federal Reserve officials think the Fed’s low-interest-rate policies have supported a still-recovering U.S. economy. Yellen says the U.S. economy would likely be weaker if the central bank had not acted aggressively. ...

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Yellin is Obama choice to succeed Bernanke at Fed

WASHINGTON — Capping a lengthy and politically charged search, President Barack Obama will nominate Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve’s vice chair, to be chairman of the nation’s powerful central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke at a pivotal time for the economy ...

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