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My Meeting With Janet Yellen

Cherno Jobatey | Posted 03.19.2014 | Business
Cherno Jobatey

Janet Yellen is a professional politician in every sense. She is definitely not your old university kind of economist who can speak only in numbers and statistics.

More Than 350 Economists Back Yellen For Fed Chair

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 09.11.2013 | Business

WASHINGTON -- More than 350 economists have a signed a letter to President Barack Obama calling on him to nominate Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Ye...

The Case for Janet Yellen Gets Stronger Every Day

Terry O'Neill | Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics
Terry O'Neill

There has never been a woman chair of the Fed, and correcting that inequity is long overdue, but it's also true that Dr. Yellen is the best person for the job, male or female.

Mark Gongloff

Larry Summers Is Also Lousy At Crisis Management

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 08.02.2013 | Business

In answer to the question, "Why on earth should Larry Summers be chairman of the Federal Reserve?" his supporters usually allege that he is great in a crisis. Whether you believe that depends on your definition of "great." In fact, there is plenty of evidence that Larry Summers is actually kind of terrible in a crisis.

Sam Stein

Everyone Has An Opinion On Larry Summers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.02.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says his former top economic adviser and prospective nominee for Federal Reserve Chair Larry Summers has been mis...

Mark Gongloff

It's Official: Wall Street Hates Larry Summers, Too

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Gongloff | Posted 07.26.2013 | Business

Wall Street has spoken: It would rather President Barack Obama pick Janet Yellen than Larry Summers to be the next Federal Reserve chair. In fact, it ...

Zach Carter

Democrats Worry Obama's Fed Nomination May Skip 'Steady' And 'Right' Economist For Larry Summers

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Leading Democrats are struggling with the idea that President Barack Obama may actually nominate economist Larry Summers to head the Fed...