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When Janet Yellen makes her first public remarks Tuesday since succeeding Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chair, her every word will come under scrutiny. (PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Investors, Experts To Scrutinize Yellen’s Words For Fed Policy Clues

When Janet Yellen makes her first public remarks Tuesday since succeeding Ben Bernanke as Federal Reserve chair, her every word will come under scrutiny.

02/10/2014

Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the last several decades have seen the most sustained rise in income inequality in a century. n(Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Fed Front-Runner Yellen Viewed As An Independent

Janet 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.

09/18/2013

President Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Obama: Next Fed Head Should Promote Policy For Average Americans

President Barack Obama says his next Fed chairman should take ordinary people into account when setting monetary policy.

07/27/2013

Ben Bernanke gave the graduating class of Princeton University one of the more unusual speeches for a Federal Reserve chairman: He quoted everyone from Lily Tomlin to Forrest Gump and scarcely mentioned economics. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bernanke Avoids Economic Talk In Speech To Graduates

Ben Bernanke gave the graduating class of Princeton University one of the more unusual speeches for a Federal Reserve chairman: He quoted everyone from Lily Tomlin to Forrest Gump and scarcely mentioned economics.

06/02/2013

U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Opinion: Ron Paul’s Legacy Deserves Better Than ‘2012 Spoiler’

Ron Paul’s impact on the future of America and how the nation remembers his involvement with the GOP presidential campaign process of 2012 is his and his alone. By saying that he cannot fully support the Republican Party’s choice and raising the discontentment of his supporters, he is on the verge of being best remembered as the presidential election spoiler – or attempted spoiler – of 2012.

08/28/2012

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