Janet Yellen is introduced as being the first female to be nominated as Federal Reserve Board chair, prior to testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)

Senate confirms UC Berkeley’s Yellen to chair Federal Reserve

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Janet Yellen on Monday as the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, elevating an advocate of fighting unemployment and a backer of the central bank’s efforts to spur […]



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