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WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 09: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) applauds Janet Yellen, his nominee to be the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve, at a press conference announcing Yellen's nomination in the State Dining Room at the White House on October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. If confirmed Yellen would be the first woman to lead the world's most powerful central bank, replacing Ben Bernanke. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - OCTOBER 09: U.S. President Barack Obama (L) applauds Janet Yellen, his nominee to be the next Chairman of the Federal Reserve, at a press conference announcing Yellen's nomination in the State Dining Room at the White House on October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC. If confirmed Yellen would be the first woman to lead the world's most powerful central bank, replacing Ben Bernanke. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

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