Eric Gonon
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VIDEO: Yellen at the Fed

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Janet Yellen speaks at the podium during a press conference to nominate her to head the Federal Reserve in the State Dining Room at the White House on October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. If confirmed Yellen would be the first woman to lead the worlds most powerful central bank, replacing Ben Bernanke. Yellen was appointed vice chair in October 2010.

The 67-year old Vice Chairman of the Fed has been a powerful advocate of aggressive action to drive down unemployment. Her main challenge ahead will be winding down the extraordinary policy measures the Federal Reserve has taken in the last five years to stem the financial crisis.

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