BREAKING: FULL TEXT OF JANET YELLEN'S SENATE CONFIRMATION SPEECH

Janet Yellen

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U.S. Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen, President Barack Obama's nominee to succeed Ben Bernanke as chairman, arrives to meet with Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) in his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, November 7, 2013. The Senate Banking Committee said on Thursday that it will hold a hearing on November 14 on the nomination of Federal Reserve Vice Chair Yellen to take the helm of the central bank when Ben Bernanke steps down at the end of January.

The Senate Banking Committee has just posted Federal Reserve chair nominee Janet Yellen's prepared remarks for Thursday's confirmation hearing on its website.

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