Yellen becomes first woman Fed chief

Banking & Finance

Federal Reserve vice chairwoman Janet Yellen is set to become the next head of the US Central Bank. If confirmed by Congress, it will be the first time in the Fed’s 100-year history that a woman has become its chief.

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