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Barry Ritholtz

Janet Yellen? Janet Who?

A large majority of Americans -- 70 percent -- have no idea who Fed chief Janet Yellen is.
People, are you serious?

People, are you serious?

Photographer: Alex Wong/Getty Images

This week, the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll on presidential contenders for 2016 came out. It was the usual sort of thing: Favorable versus unfavorable ratings for the candidates: Democrats like Hillary; Republicans like Jeb (but not as much as Dems like Hillary); no one likes Chris Christie or Donald Trump.

But you might have missed a fascinating tidbit buried on Page 7 of the survey