11/12/2013

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke's policy of allowing differing opinions to be aired publicly has opened up the institution's discussions to the public, but it also has caused some confusion about where the agency stands on economic issues, Victoria McGrane and Jon Hilsenrath write. If Janet Yellen is confirmed to lead the Fed, one of her main challenges will be to unify the message coming from the central bank, perhaps by negotiating consensus among its members.

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