The Wenatchee World

Weather:

Weather

The latest extended forecast from The Weather Channel

Remove this weather forecast

Tonight

Lo63° Mostly Clear

Monday

Hi85° Partly Sunny

Monday Night

Lo61° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday

Hi79° Mostly Cloudy

Tuesday Night

Lo61° Slight Chc Showers

Wednesday

Hi77° Chance Showers

Wednesday Night

Lo58° Chance Showers

Thursday

Hi70° Chance Showers

Thursday Night

Lo54° Chance Showers

Friday

Hi75° Chance Showers

Yellen stands by Fed’s low interest rate policies

Send to Kindle
Print This

WASHINGTON — Janet Yellen told a Senate panel today that the economy has regained ground lost to Great Recession but still needs the Federal Reserve’s support because unemployment remains too high at 7.3 percent.

Yellen testified before the Senate Banking Committee, which is considering her nomination to be the next chairman of the Fed.

View my optionsorSign in