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Janet Yellen Steps In at the Fed

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Dr. Janet Yellen during her confirmation hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee on Capitol Hill November 14, 2013 in Washington.

After being confirmed by the Senate, Janet Yellen will take over as chairman of the Federal Reserve at the end of January. On Morning Edition, WNYC’s Money Talking examined the policy objectives of the first woman to hold the world’s largest economy in her hands.