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Janet Yellen confirmed as first female US treasury secretary

1 month ago   |   By Evening Standard

The Senate has approved Janet Yellen to be the nation's 78th treasury secretary , making her the first woman to hold the job in the department's 232-year history.
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The Senate confirms Janet Yellen as America's first female Treasury chief

The Senate confirms Janet Yellen as America's first female Treasury chief

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement The Senate voted on Monday evening to confirm Janet Yellen as the nation's first woman to serve as treasury secretary.
She racked up significant bipartisan support in a 84-15 vote, and her confirmation process was a relatively smooth one because of her extensive economic credentials. Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell voted to confirm her, and she drew unanimous support from a Senate panel on Friday.
Yellen, 74, is the first woman to head the Treasury Department. She is also the first person to have held three of the most important economic positions in American...
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Janet Yellen confirmed as first female treasury secretary

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

US Senate approves former Federal Reserve chair Yellen must try to revive economy decimated by coronavirus Janet Yellen has been confirmed as the first woman to head the US Treasury. The former chair of the Federal Reserve and noted economist sailed through a congressional hearing last week and had already been unanimously approved by the Senate finance committee and backed by all living former treasury secretaries.
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Senate now voting to confirm Janet Yellen as Treasury Secretary

1 month ago   |   By FXCM

US Senate voted to confirm Janet Yellen as the new Treasury Secretary.
The US has its first-ever female Treasury Secretary as the 78th Treasury chief.
There are no details on when Yellen will be sworn into office.
The market had already presumed the fact so there is no reaction.
However, Janet Yellen has signalled she will take a firm stance on China and accept a weaker dollar as Treasury secretary.
Yellen has signalled that she isn't averse to dollar softness - if that's where markets are headed.
Therefore, economic forces weighing on the dollar, such as ultra-low interest rates and the...
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Janet Yellen: Senate confirms first female Treasury Secretary

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Former Fed chair takes over department promising to address climate change and income inequality
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