Vol. 27, No. 1
First Quarter 2014
- ViewPoint Examines Housing Market, Banking Conditions
- Atlanta Fed Publishes 2013 Annual Report
- Fed Clarifies Stress Test Guidance
- Atlanta Fed Economist Examines Financial Innovation
- Fed Governor Tarullo Discusses Policy, Financial Stability
- Fed to Issue New Banking Report
- Fed Releases New Bank Loan Officer Survey
- Atlanta Fed President Discusses Economy in 2014
- Reserve Banks Transfer Money to U.S. Treasury
- Janet Yellen Becomes Federal Reserve Chair
- Atlanta Fed's Lockhart Sees U.S. Economy Firming in 2014
- Fed Governor Stein Addresses Traditional Banking's Strengths
- Fed Seeks Comments on Newly Proposed Limits
- Fed Chair Bernanke Looks Back at His Tenure
- Yellen Confirmed as Next Fed Chair
- New Payments Study
Senate Confirms Yellen as Next Fed Chair
The U.S. Senate on Monday confirmed Janet Yellen as chair of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. Currently the vice chair, Yellen is scheduled to assume the duties of chair on February 1. She will succeed Ben Bernanke, chairman since February 2006.
Yellen will be the first woman to chair the Board of Governors.
She took office as vice chair on October 4, 2010, for a four-year term. Before her appointment as vice chair, Yellen served as president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco.
She is professor emeritus at the University of California at Berkeley, where she has been a faculty member since 1980.
January 9, 2014