Janet Yellen
  • anet Yellen speaks at the podium during a press conference to nominate her to head the Federal Reserve in the State Dining Room at the White House on October 9, 2013 in Washington, DC.

    Her main challenge ahead will be winding down the extraordinary policy measures the Federal Reserve has taken in the last five years to stem the financial crisis.

    LAST UPDATE : Oct 10, 2013, 5:48 PM EDT