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Janet Yellen Will Be Joe Biden's Pick For Treasury Secretary: Reports

2 monthes ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The former Federal Reserve chair would be the first woman to hold the influential Cabinet position.
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Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

Biden Picks Janet Yellen To Be Treasury Secretary

2 monthes ago   |   By NPR

Joe Biden plans to nominate the former Federal Reserve chair as his Treasury Secretary. She would play a leading role in helping the economy recover from the pandemic.
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Dow climbs 328 points amid reports Janet Yellen will be named Treasury Secretary

Dow climbs 328 points amid reports Janet Yellen will be named Treasury Secretary

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

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US stocks gained on Monday amid reports that former Fed Chair Janet Yellen would be selected as President-elect Joe Biden's Treasury Secretary.
The news came on a day where investors cheered the data results from another COVID-19 vaccine candidate, this time from AstraZeneca.
AstraZeneca said its COVID-19 vaccine candidate demonstrated an average efficacy rate of 70%, making it the third company to have announced vaccine data that surpassed the Food and Drug Administration's requirement of 50% effectiveness.
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Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury: AP source

Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury: AP source

2 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal role in which she would help shape and direct his economic policies at a perilous time, according to a person familiar with the transition plans.
Yellen, who is widely admired in the financial world, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789. Her nomination was confirmed to The Associated Press by a person who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss Biden's plans.
As treasury...
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AP source: Biden taps ex-Fed chair Yellen to lead treasury

2 monthes ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - President-elect Joe Biden has chosen former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen to serve as treasury secretary, a pivotal role in which she would help shape and direct his economic policies, according to a person familiar with the transition plans.
Yellen, who is widely admired in the financial world, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department in a line stretching back to Alexander Hamilton in 1789.
Her nomination was confirmed to The Associated Press by a person who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss Biden's plans.
A path-breaking figure in the...
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Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of US Treasury - report

Biden appoints former Fed chief and Clinton advisor Janet Yellen for head of US Treasury - report

2 monthes ago   |   By RT

Democrat US president-elect Joe Biden has reportedly named former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen as Secretary of the Treasury, continuing a near-perfect record of re-recruiting former Obama staffers to fill his cabinet.
Yellen, who became the first woman to serve as Fed chair in 2014, was floated as Biden's Treasury pick by the Wall Street Journal on Monday. If confirmed, she will be returning to Washington after two years in the private sector with the Brookings Institution.
Despite her controversial 2017 claim that the US would not see another economic crisis like the one her...
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Biden chooses former Fed Chair Janet Yellen to be Treasury secretary

2 monthes ago   |   By CNBC

Yellen, if confirmed by the Senate, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.
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