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Here's Yellen's Challenge: Staying Cautious With Good News

The Fed chair must strike a delicate balance as the central bank considers raising interest rates
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Will Yellen Provide Capitol Hill Rate Hike Clues?

Here's Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's biggest challenge this week: To communicate the need to tread lightly in an economy where almost everything looks better than it did a year ago.

When she testifies to Congress on Tuesday and Wednesday, Yellen will face Republican chairs on both Senate and House committees. Representative Jeb Hensarling of Texas and Senator Richard Shelby of Alabama have both expressed dissatisfaction with the central bank's policies.