Morning Minute: Yellen sworn in as chair of Federal Reserve

Janet Yellen took over as chair of the Federal Reserve this morning, replacing Ben Bernanke and becoming the first woman to hold the job. Read a news release and media coverage including:

Yellen sworn in as Fed chair as Bernanke heads to Brookings – NBC News

New Fed chief Janet Yellen lets a long career of breaking barriers speak for itself - The Washington Post

The Janet Yellen era begins – Politico

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About Stephanie Sievers

Stephanie Sievers is Senior Editor for the Illinois Association of REALTORS®. She serves as Senior Editor for IAR publications including the Illinois REALTOR® magazine and all other IAR publications. She is responsible for developing content for the Illinois REALTOR® Weekly Connection e-newsletter, coordinates the IAR Twitter account content at ILREALTOR and plans and develops content for videos. She assists in developing and writing content for the IAR blog. She also is involved in researching and drafting news releases and coordinates the news media distribution database and newsclips reports for the Association. She also assists in IAR spokesperson training seminars and is involved in development of association briefing materials on issues. She assists with the housing statistics program and reports.