Investors, Experts To Scrutinize Yellen's Words For Fed Policy CluesWhen Janet Yellen makes her first public remarks Tuesday since succeeding Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chair, her every word will come under scrutiny.
Yellen Sworn In As First Female Fed Chair During Brief CeremonyJanet Yellen has been sworn in to succeed Ben Bernanke, becoming the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve in its 100-year history.
Senate Dems Ready To Muscle Through Obama's Nominees For Federal Reserve, Homeland SecurityFresh from shackling the traditional blocking ability of the Senate's minority party, Democrats are ready to muscle through President Barack Obama's nominees for pivotal judgeships and other top jobs.
Senate Panel Advances Yellen's Bid to Lead Federal ReserveA Senate panel has advanced Janet Yellen's nomination to lead the Federal Reserve, setting up a final vote in the full Senate.
Graham Threatens to Block All Nominations Without Benghazi AnswersSen. Lindsey Graham is threatening to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivors of last year's deadly attack on the diplomatic post in Libya appear before Congress.
Obama Nominates Yellen to Succeed Bernanke at Federal ReservePresident Barack Obama has nominated Janet Yellen, the Federal Reserve's vice chair, to be chairman of the nation's powerful central bank, succeeding Ben Bernanke.
Fed Front-Runner Yellen Viewed As An IndependentJanet Yellen is now the clear front-runner to be nominated as chair of the powerful Federal Reserve and her status as President Barack Obama's second choice, while awkward, could ultimately serve as an asset during confirmation and in the central bank's top job.
Bette Midler Tweets Larry Summers Turned 'Bankers Into Pimps'Bette Midler wouldn't normally be expected to trumpet her opinion on who should be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Obama: Don't Believe Everything You Read In The Huffington PostPresident Barack Obama is not a fan of The Huffington Post.
Obama: Next Fed Head Should Promote Policy For Average AmericansPresident Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy.
Number Of Americans Quitting Their Jobs Rises, Sign Of Economic ConfidenceMore Americans are quitting their jobs, suggesting many are growing more confident in the job market.