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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month 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

1 month ago   |   By CNBC

Yellen, if confirmed by the Senate, would be the first woman to lead the Treasury Department.
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Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 28 dead

Twin suicide bombings rock central Baghdad, at least 28 dead

BAGHDAD - Twin suicide bombings ripped through a busy market in the Iraqi capital Thursday, killing at least 28 people and wounding 73 others, officials said. The rare suicide... Read more ...

Judge refuses to dismiss New York AG's lawsuit against NRA

Judge refuses to dismiss New York AG's lawsuit against NRA

NEW YORK - State Attorney General Tish James' lawsuit seeking to dissolve the National Rifle Association can move forward, a state judge ruled Thursday. Judge Joel Cohen denied... Read more ...

Amazon could soar 23% on these 5 investment drivers in 2021, BofA says

Amazon could soar 23% on these 5 investment drivers in 2021, BofA says

Summary List Placement Amazon could surge 23% to $4,000, Bank of America said in a note on Thursday. The e-commerce retailer will be facing tough earnings comps in 2021, but... Read more ...

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Jobless Claims Decline To A Still-High 900,000 As Biden Inherits Battered...

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Economists expect growth to accelerate in the second half of the year once COVID-19 vaccines become more widely distributed. Read more ...

US weekly jobless claims slide to 900,000 as coronavirus fallout continues...

US weekly jobless claims slide to 900,000 as coronavirus fallout continues into the Biden presidency

Summary List Placement Filings for US unemployment benefits declined last week as America's labor-market recovery made sluggish progress amid elevated COVID-19 case counts. New... Read more ...

U.S. jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

U.S. jobless claims decline to a still-high 900,000

Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, lowering claims to 900,000, still a historically high level that points to further job cuts in a raging... Read more ...

Warnock and Ossoff are sworn into office, officially handing Democrats...

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Summary List Placement Sens. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff of Georgia were both sworn into office on Wednesday, a landmark achievement that gives Democrats their first Senate... Read more ...

Deadly suicide attack rocks central Baghdad, first in 3 years

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How Google spinoff Cityblock built a $1 billion business

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Summary List Placement Hello, Today in healthcare news: Inside Cityblock's meteoric rise , Biden's pandemic plans , and Amazon wants to help the Biden administration vaccinate... Read more ...