Janet Yellen Steps In at the Fed

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...

3 Ways Ben Bernanke Revolutionized the Fed

Ben Bernanke's eight-year reign as the global economy's most influential man is coming to a close, and the Fed Chair is taking to the lecture circuit to...

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Photo Essays

Inside the World of Ben Bernanke

A glimpse into the rarified rooms in Washington where the Fed Chairman oversees the U.S. financial system Photographs by Dan Winters for TIME

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Person of the Year 2009

The story of the year was a weak economy that could have been much, much weaker. How the mild-mannered man who runs the Federal Reserve prevented an economic...

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