Fed Chief Yellen Testifies Without Market-Moving Mistake

Feb 13, 2014
Originally published on February 13, 2014 5:29 am

The new head of the Federal Reserve made her debut this week in a marathon hearing before the House Financial Services Committee. Steve Inskeep talks to David Wessel, director of the Hutchins Center at the Brookings Institution about Janet Yellin's first days as chair of the Fed, and what message she sent to Congress in six hours of testimony.