Possible Bernanke successor Yellen would face big task, experts say

05/13/2013 | Wall Street Journal, The

Janet Yellen, one of the candidates to take over as head of the Federal Reserve should Ben Bernanke step down, will face the difficult task of deciding when to end the current accommodative policies of the Fed, according to experts. Yellen’s history of emphasizing unemployment makes some market analysts nervous that she will not be vigilant enough in fighting the prospect of inflation, although many consider her strong background to be an ideal profile for the position.

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