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Press Release

Federal Reserve Press Release

Release Date: October 9, 2013

For immediate release

Statement by Federal Reserve Board Chairman Ben S. Bernanke:

President Obama has made an outstanding choice in nominating my colleague and friend Janet Yellen to chair the Federal Reserve Board. Janet is exceptionally well qualified for the position, with stellar academic credentials and a strong record as a leader and a policymaker.

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Last update: October 9, 2013