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Less than 1 in 4 Americans in survey know Janet Yellen is Fed chair
Less than 1 in 4 Americans in survey know Janet Yellen is Fed chair

Janet L. Yellen made history this year when she became the first woman to lead the Federal Reserve, but most Americans apparently didn't notice. Just 24% correctly identified her as the central bank's chair in results of a nationwide poll released Monday. Nearly half of the respondents -- 48% -- in the Pew Research Center's News IQ survey said they didn't know who was the Fed's current chair after being read a list that included Yellen and three other names. Yellen was the most popular answer. Former Fed Chairman Alan Greenspan, who stepped down in 2006, was picked by 17% of the 1,002 adults in the random telephone survey. He was followed by Supreme Court...

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