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Yellen Says U.S. Near Full Employment, Some Slack Remains

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Janet Yellen, Ben Bernanke, and Paul A. Volcker on April 7.
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Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said she continues to see some slack remaining in the U.S. labor market even as the economy shows “tremendous progress” following the financial crisis and the worst recession since the Great Depression.

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