Paul Volcker

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Picking stocks: investors have reason to be grateful to devotees of the efficient market hypothesis and behavioural finance.  photograph: andrew burton/getty images

Are markets efficient, or are investor actions governed by animal instincts? Is it pointless trying to beat the market, or are stocks prone to systema(...)

Janet Yellen, president Barack Obama’s nominee to succeed the Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, at the end of January, at the Marriner S Eccles Federal Reserve Board Building in Washington.

Janet Yellen, Mr Obama’s nominee to be the next chairman of the Federal Reserve, will be the first female head of the US central bank and 15th chair, (...)

President Obama described Janet Yellen as one of the country’s “foremost economists and policymakers” as he named her as his nominee to become the nex(...)

President Barack Obama will nominate Janet Yellen as chairwoman of the Federal Reserve later today, administration officials said last night, ending an unusually public search to fill one of the most important economic policy-making jobs in the world. Photograph: Mary F Calvert/The New York Times

US president Barack Obama will nominate Fed number two Janet Yellen today to run the world’s most influential central bank, providing some relief to m(...)

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