The chart above is courtesy of The Wall Street Journal. As wallstcheatsheet.com notes: "It analyzed the economic predictions made by U.S. Fed policymakers between 2009 and 2012 and ranked them based on accuracy. Yellen scored a decisive victory."
While it is hard for traders to make predictions of future trends, the fact that the new Federal Reserve Chair - the most powerful banking job in the world - has a strong track record at forecasting economic predictions suggests Yellen's ability to predict upcoming economic events as opposed to other members that may be just lucky.
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